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Julius Wolff
Birth: Sep. 16, 1834
Quedlinburg
Harzer Landkreis
Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Death: Jun. 3, 1910
Charlottenburg
Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf
Berlin, Germany

Author and Poet. Son of a cloth manufacturer, he studied philosophy and economics at the University of Berlin. He returned home to take over the family business, but he was forced to sell it in 1869, He served in the Franco-Prussian War as an officer, and founded the Harz-Zeitung. After his return from the war, he moved back to Berlin and became an author. He belonged to the Butzenscheibendichtern school of writers. His most famous work was "Der wilde Jäger" (The Wild Hunter), but he was also well known for adaptations of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, The Flying Dutchman, and Tannhaueser stories. He is considered by many sources to be one of the most-read German authors in the Gründerzeit, the time from Germany's founding up to World War I. He was named an honorary citizen of Hamelin in 1884 and Quedlinburg in 1910, and was a Professor at the University of Berlin from 1904 until his death. (bio by: Kenneth Gilbert) 
 
Burial:
Luisen-Friedhof II
Charlottenburg
Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf
Berlin, Germany
Plot: Feld B 21.13
 
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Originally Created by: Frank K.
Record added: Dec 16, 2007
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