Stolberg-Stolberg, Graf zu


Stolberg-Stolberg, Graf zu

1750 - 1819

Friedrich Leopold Graf zu Stolberg-Stolberg, was a German poet, lawyer and translator born at Bramstedt in Holstein (then a part of Denmark).
Friedrich Leopold belonged to a cadet branch of the Stolberg family. He was born the son of a Danish magistrate and owner of a manorial estate, Count Christian zu Stolberg. Together with his brother Christian, Friedrich Leopold went to the University of Halle in 1770, in order to study German Law. His other studies embraced the Classics and various historical courses. The two brothers then studied in Göttingen and were a prominent members of the famous Hain or Dichterbund, a society of young men who had high aspirations for the unity of the country, and who cultivated German poetry. After leaving the university the brothers made a journey to Switzerland in company with the famed poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

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Song List

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Abendlied (1815) D276 Franz Schubert
An die Natur (1816) D372 Franz Schubert
Auf dem Wasser zu singen (1823) D774 Franz Schubert
Daphne am Bach (1887) D411 Franz Schubert
Die Mutter Erde (1823) D788 Franz Schubert
Lied (1816) D373 Franz Schubert
Lied 'Die Mutter Erde' D788 Franz Schubert
Morgenlied (1815) D266 Franz Schubert

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