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Melchior Meyr (1810–1871)

Meyr, Melchior (mīr). A German novelist, poet and philosophical writer; born at Ehringen, near Nördlingen, Bavaria, June 28, 1810; died at Munich, April 22, 1871. His best-known works were: ‘Stories from the Ries’ (4th ed. 1892), containing delightful descriptions of peasant life in his native district. Among the best of his other productions were ‘Duke Albert’ (1852) and ‘Charles the Bold’ (1862). He published also ‘Poems’ (1857), religious-philosophical writings, tragedies, and romances.