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Louis Schneider (1805–1878)

Schneider, Louis (shīn’der). A German actor and author; born at Berlin, April 29, 1805; died at Potsdam, Dec. 16, 1878. For almost thirty years he was one of the foremost actors of comedy on the German stage. Besides a number of novels and tales of life on the stage, he wrote many successful farces; among them ‘The Student on his Travels,’ ‘The Offer of Marriage in Helgoland,’ ‘The Orchestra Leader of Venice.’ He wrote also ‘King William: an Account of his Military Life’ (1869); and two other works, entitled ‘Emperor William 1867–71’ (1875), and ‘From the Life of Emperor William, 1849–73’ (3 vols., 1888). He accompanied William during the campaign in France.