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Das Grab ist tief und stille

Das Grab ist tief und stille

Author: Johann Gaudenz von Salis-Seewis
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Author: Johann Gaudenz von Salis-Seewis

Salis-Seewis, Johann Gaudenz, Baron von, was born Dec. 26, 1762, at the castle of Bodmer (Bothmar), near Malans, Grisons, Switzerland. From 1779 to 1792 he was an officer in the French army; and after 1798 he held various offices connected with the Swiss Militia, and with his native canton. He died at Bodmer, Jan. 29, 1834, and was buried at Seewis, near Malans (Allg. Deutsche Biog., xxx., 245, &c). His Poems appeared as his Gedichte at Zurich, 1793; 2nd ed., 1794; 3rd, 1797; 4th, 1800; 4th enlarged ed., 1803; new ed., 1808 [all in Berlin Library], and many later eds. The most famous of his poems is "Das Grab ist tief und stille" (in his Gedichte, 1793, p. 35, entitled "The Grave, 1783"), of which there are at least 7 translations into Engl… Go to person page >

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First Line: Das Grab ist tief und stille
Author: Johann Gaudenz von Salis-Seewis
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

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