Definition of Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von in English:

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von

Syllabification: Goe·the, Johann Wolfgang von
Pronunciation: /ˈgə(r)tə, ˈgœtə
 
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  • (1749–1832), German poet, playwright, novelist, philosopher, and scientist. Involved at first with the Sturm und Drang movement, he changed to a more classical style, as in the “Wilhelm Meister” novels 1796–1829. Notable dramas: Götz von Berlichingen (1773), Tasso (1790), and Faust (1808–32).

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