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Leopold Friedrich Günther von Göckingk (1748–1828)

Göckingk, Leopold Friedrich Günther von (gėk’ingk). A German poet; born in Gröningen, Halberstadt, July 13, 1748; died at Wartenburg, Silesia, Feb. 18, 1828. After an official career he retired and devoted himself to literature. His principal works are: ‘Epigrams’ (1772); ‘Songs of Two Lovers’ (1777), greatly admired by his contemporaries, who read between the lines the story of the writer’s life; three volumes of ‘Poems’ (1779); ‘Charades and Riddles’ (1817); ‘Life and Literary Remains of Nicolai’ (1800).