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Wilhelm Scherer (1841–1886)

Scherer, Wilhelm (shā’rer). An Austrian philologist; born at Schönbrunn, Austria, April 26, 1841; died on Aug. 6, 1886. Among his works are: ‘German Studies’ (1870); ‘History of Poetry in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries’ (1875); ‘From Goethe’s Youth’ (1879). His famous ‘History of German Literature’ (1883) has been translated into English.