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Friedrich Logau, Freiherr von

Logau, Friedrich, Freiherr von (frēˈdrĭkh frĪˈhĕr fən lōˈgou) [key], 1604–55, German poet, b. Silesia. Influenced by Martin Opitz, Logau wrote epigrams in the contemporary fashion, bringing a wide range of literary expression to this succinct poetic form. The chief collection of his epigrams is Deutscher Sinngetichte drey Tausend (1654).

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