Neidhart von Reuental (nĪtˈhärt fən roiˈəntäl) [key], c.1180–c.1245, Bavarian court poet. With his bright, humorous lyrics of village and peasant life, he introduced a new rustic note to the songs of the courtly minnesingers.
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