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Höl·der·lin(hœl′dər-lēn′), Friedrich 1770-1843.
German poet whose works, such as the elegiac Bread and Wine (1801), often echo classical themes but express a romantic intensity of feeling.
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(Biography) Friedrich (ˈfriːdrɪç). 1770–1843, German lyric poet, whose works include the poems Menon's Lament for Diotima and Bread and Wine and the novel Hyperion (1797–99)
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Johann Christian Friedrich, 1770–1843, German poet.
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