Bürger, Gottfried August (M)

b. 31 December 1747. d. 8 June 1794. Nationality: German.
Poet and professor. Author of the popular folk ballad “Lenore” (1773). Became editor of the *Musenalmanach* in 1778. Married Elsie Marie Christiane Elizabeth Hahn in September 1790. Biographical Information: *DLB*. (SP, DD)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Song. Der winter hat mit kalter hand, &c. From the German. Anonymous 1817-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7993
The Elements. From Bürger 1819-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8315
Hans Beudix 1821-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9438
The Fair One Whom I Mean. From the German of Burger 1832-06-02 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 2996
The Goodwives of Weinsberg. From the German of Bürger 1833 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15247
Brother Francis and the Pilgrim. From Burser 1835 The Keepsake Poet 3887