Home  »  library  »  BIOS  »  Wilhelm Busch (1832–1908)

C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Wilhelm Busch (1832–1908)

Busch, Wilhelm (bösh). A German poet and delineator; born at Wiedeensahl in Hanover, April 15, 1832; died in 1908. He was employed on the Fliegende Blätter, the great German comic journal, in 1859. The text for his comic designs is often supplied by himself. Among his most celebrated productions, whether with pencil or pen, are to be named: ‘St. Antony of Padua’; ‘The Pious Helen’; ‘Max and Moritz’; ‘Father Filucius.’