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Wilhelm Müller (1794–1827)

Müller, Wilhelm (mül’ler). A German lyric poet; born at Dessau, Oct. 7, 1794; died there, Sept. 30, 1827. His life was that of a teacher and a librarian. He wrote in verse ‘Poems from the Posthumous Papers of a Traveling Bugler’ (1821–24; 2d ed. 1826); ‘Songs of the Greeks’ (new ed. 1844); ‘Romaic National Songs’ (1825); ‘Lyrical Journeys and Epigrammatic Walks’ (1827), etc.; the novel ‘The Thirteenth’ (1827); the critical essay ‘Introduction to Homer’ (2d ed. 1836); the book of travel ‘Rome, and Rome’s Men and Women’ (1820); etc. A number of his songs became very popular; some were set to music by Schubert and others. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).