Brachmann, Louise (1777–1822)

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Brachmann, Louise (1777–1822)

German poet. Name variations: Karoline Louise Brachmann; Luise Brachmann. Born Karoline Luise Brachmann, Feb 9, 1777, in Rochlitz-Sachsen, Germany; died by drowning herself in the Saale, Sept 17, 1822, in Halle-Saale, Germany; dau. of Christian Paul Brachmann and Friederike Louise (Vollhard) Brachmann.

Friend of poet Novalis and dramatist Friedrich Schiller, whose work explored mythological themes, published such poetry collections as "Das Hirtenmädchen," "Columbus," "Meine Wahl," "Treue Lieve," "Der Führer," "Versöhnung," "Terzinen," "Klosterstille," "Roccafrieda," and "Der Befreite."

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