Hölty, Ludwig Christoph Heinrich (M)

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