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Rilke, Rainer Maria

Syllabification: Ril·ke, Rainer Maria
Pronunciation: /ˈrilkə
 
/

Definition of Rilke, Rainer Maria in English:

( 1875–1926), Austrian poet, born in Bohemia; pseudonym of René Karl Wilhelm Josef Maria Rilke. His conception of art as a quasi-religious vocation culminated in his best-known works, the Duino Elegies and Sonnets to Orpheus (both 1923).

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