Information on August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben (1798-1874), a poet best known today as the author of the German national anthem. He wrote music for some of his poems, was an aspiring librettist, and penned historical studies of German music and literature.
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Information about the use of August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben's "Lied der Deutschen" as the German national anthem. Includes lyrics in German and English, MIDI file, and sheet music for the tune by Joseph Haydn.
Hoffmann von Fallersleben, August Heinrich
Biographical article on the poet and scholar, with particular interest in his connections to Texas.
Hoffmann, August Heinrich (1798-1874)
Biographical entry in the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica. Some scanner errors.
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