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Holger Henrik Herholdt Drachmann

Drachmann, Holger Henrik Herholdt (hŏlˈgər hănrēkˈ hărˈhŏlt dräkhˈmän) [key], 1846–1908, Danish poet and dramatist. His early work was influenced by the political realism of Georg Brandes, but his later writing was sometimes romantic and lyrical. Besides poetry, he wrote brilliant articles on art and politics, romantic novels, and several popular operettas and plays.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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