Freiligrath, Ferdinand (M)

b. 17 June 1810. d. 18 March 1876. Nationality: German.
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

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