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Wilhelm Müller

Müller, Wilhelm (vĭlˈhĕlmˌ mŭlˈər) [key], 1794–1827, German lyric poet; father of Max Müller. His Lieder der Griechen (5 vol., 1821–24) was inspired by the Greek struggle for independence. Müller's love-song cycle Die schöne Müllerin (1823) was set to music by Franz Schubert.

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