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Friedrich Hölderlin Biography and Poems

Friedrich Hölderlin Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Friedrich Hölderlin, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Hölderlin, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Johann Christian Friedrich Hölderlin (German pronunciation: ; 20 March 1770 – 7 June 1843) was a major German lyric poet, commonly associated with the artistic movement known as Romanticism. Hölderlin was also an important thinker in the development of German Idealism, particularly his early association with and philosophical influence on his seminary roommates and fellow Swabians Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel and Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling.. German lyric poet; associated with Romanticism

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