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Müller, Wilhelm (1794 - 1827), poet

Susan Youens

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Dessau, 7 Oct 1794; d Dessau, 30 Sept 1827). German poet. He attended the University of Berlin from 1812 to 1817, interrupting his studies to volunteer for the Prussian army in the War of Liberation. In Berlin he joined the literary salon of the court councillor Friedrich August von Stägemann and his wife Elisabeth, for whose circle in 1816–17 Die schöne Müllerin was originally conceived as a Liederspiel

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