Friedrich Kind


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(Leipzig, 1768–1843, Dresden), a lawyer practising in Dresden, devoted himself, from 1817, to periodical journalism, editing the Dresden Abendzeitung for a time with Theodor Hell, and later the monthly Die Muse. He is best known as the author of the libretto of Weber's opera Der Freischütz (1821).

From The Oxford Companion to German Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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