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Rudolf Bunge (1836–1907)

Bunge, Rudolf (böng’e). A German poet; born at Köthen, March 27, 1836; died in 1907. Among his works are a volume of his collected short poems, ‘Flowers’ (1854); a tragedy, ‘The Duke of Courland’ (1871); a cycle of five tragedies showing forth the action of Christianity upon the political life of nations, the members of the cycle being: ‘Nero’; ‘Alaric’; ‘Desiderata’; ‘The Bayonne Festival’; and ‘The Cloister.’ He wrote the libretti of several operas, among them that of ‘The Trumpeter of Säckingen.’