Hölty, Ludwig Christoph Heinrich (M)

Surname: Hölty
Forename(s): Ludwig Christoph Heinrich
b. 21 December 1748. d. 1 September 1776. Nationality: German. VIAF.
Poet, theologian, and translator. Studied at Göttingen University. Translated Richard Hurd’s Dialogues (1775) and the first part of Shaftesbury’s Works (1776-79). Author of Gedichte (1783), posthumously published. Some of his poems were set to music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Biographical information: DLB. (DD)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Elegy on a Country Maiden 1821-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9355
Ismene and Leander. In Three Ballads. (From the German) 1832-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11161