Definition of Hölderlin, Friedrich in English:

Hölderlin, Friedrich

Line breaks: Fried|rich Höl|der|lin
Pronunciation: /ˈhəːldəlɪn
, ˈhœldɐliːn/
( 1770–1843), German poet; full name Johann Christian Friedrich Hölderlin. Most of his poems express a romantic yearning for harmony with nature and beauty. While working as a tutor he fell in love with his employer’s wife, who is portrayed in his novel Hyperion (1797-9).

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