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Richard von Volkmann (1830–1889)

Volkmann, Richard von [“Richard Leander”]. A German surgeon, story-writer, and poet; born at Leipsic, Aug. 17, 1830; died on Nov. 28, 1889, at Jena, where he was professor of surgery. Among his professional writings are: ‘Diseases of the Motor Organs’ (1865); ‘Manual of Surgery’ (1865); ‘Contributions to Surgery’ (1875). He wrote also: ‘Reveries at French Firesides,’ a series of tales (1871; 22d ed. 1894); ‘From Student Times’ (1876); ‘Poems’ (3d ed. 1885); ‘Short Poems’ (2d ed. 1889); ‘Old and New Troubadour Songs’ (2d ed. 1890).