Eduard Morike

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Birthday
8, 1804
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jun 4, 1875 (70)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
8, 1804
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jun 4, 1875 (70)

About

German Romantic poet known for his simple and humorous poems and songs. His published works include Klassische Blumenlese, Gedichte, and Gesammelte Schriften.

Before Fame

He studied theology and became a Lutheran cleric. He published his debut literary work, a novella entitled Maler Nolten, in 1832.

Trivia

He had conservative political views and supported the monarchy.

Family Life

He was the Ludwigsburg-born son of Karl Morike and Charlotte Bayer.

Associated With

His traditional German songs (Lieder) have been compared to those of Johann Von Goethe.