Freiligrath, Ferdinand (M)

Surname: Freiligrath
Forename(s): Ferdinand
b. 17 June 1810. d. 18 March 1876. Nationality: German. VIAF.
Poet and translator. Married Ida Melos in 1841. Emigrated to London in 1851, where he lived until 1868, when he returned to Germany. Author of Gedichte (1838), Die Trompete von Vionville (1870-71), and Neue Gedichte (1876), among other works. Contributed to The Athenaeum. Translated much English poetry, including works by Alfred Tennyson and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Biographical information: Oxford Reference, DLB. (DD)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 7
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Freedom and Right 1845-02-22 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5807
The Dead in The Sea. [From the German of Ferdinand Freiligrath] 1845-06-07 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5826
The Man in the Forest, or The Emigrant. [From the German of Ferdinand Freiligrath] 1845-07-19 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5831
The Awakener in the Desert 1848 The Keepsake Poet 5490
Oh! Love While Love is Left to Thee. From the German 1858-06-05 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6428
The Traveller’s Vision. From the German of Freiligrath 1858-09-18 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6460
Love, Love Ever! 1889-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8534