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Nikolaus Becker (1809–1845)

Becker, Nikolaus. A German poet (1809–45), known as the author of the Rhine-song, ‘They never shall obtain it, the free, the German Rhine,’ which became immensely popular throughout Germany, and provoked Alfred de Musset’s ‘We have had it, your German Rhine,’ and Lamartine’s more conciliatory ‘Peace-Marseillaise’ (1841).