Eichendorff

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Eichendorff

(German ˈaiçəndɔrf)
n
(Biography) Joseph (ˈjoːzɛf), Freiherr von. 1788–1857, German poet and novelist, regarded as one of the greatest German romantic lyricists
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In a few minutes we pass from Robert Fludd, a 16th-century English alchemist, via Rabbi Loewe of Prague, creator of the golem, Vincent van Gogh, Russian poet Ossip Mandelstam, 19th-century French writer Villiers de l'Isle-Adam and German Romantic poets such as Novalis and the half-forgotten (within Britain at least) Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff. Kiefer quotes the latter: 'There's a poem by Eichendorff, "My soul flew out into the world and came back to me".
The opera was to be based on a novella by Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff, a source that Hermann Hesse had recommended to Schoeck some three decades earlier.