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Martin Greif (1839–1911)

Greif, Martin (grīf) [An adopted name]. A German poet and dramatist, son of Max Frey the publicist; born in Speyer, June 18, 1839; died in 1911. ‘Hans Sachs,’ a successful drama, was followed by a volume of poems, the tragedies ‘Corfiz Ulfeldt, the Count Chancellor of Denmark,’ ‘Marino Faliero,’ the light comedy ‘Walter’s Return to his Country,’ and numerous other works. Strikingly successful plays also are: ‘Francesca da Rimini,’ and ‘Agnes Bernauer, the Angel of Augsburg.’ He is also a noted lyric poet.