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Lauffen am Neckar
Lkr. Heilbronn

Baden-Württemberg

Klosterhof

Friedrich Hölderlin

(Lauffen am Neckar 1770 - Tübingen 1843)
major German lyric poet, commonly associated with the artistic movement known as Romanticism
(Wikipedia)
artist unknown
Pelargus (Stuttgart)
1873

Lauffen am Neckar /  Friedrich Hölderlin   Lauffen am Neckar /  Friedrich Hölderlin

Description

Monument with a zink portrait medallion of Hölderlin.

Lauffen am Neckar - Friedrich Hölderlin Lauffen am Neckar - Friedrich Hölderlin

Inscription(s)

HŒLDERLIN
geboren
zu
lauffen
1770
gestorben
zu
tübingen
1843

Seliges Land! Kein Hügel in Dir wächst ohne den Weinstock
Nieder in's schwellende Gras regnet im Herbste das Obst
Fröhlich baden im Strome den Fuss die glühende Berge
Kränze von Zweigen und Moos kühlen ihr sonniges Haupt

Signed: h pelargus stuttgart 18?7

Annotation

The portrait was originally above the entrance of. In 1918 it is placed in the present monument and is the stone with the line of Hölderlin's Der Wanderer added.

Lauffen am Neckar - Friedrich Hölderlin

Sculptor

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Location (N 49°4'45" - E 9°9'3")

Item Code: debw167; Photograph: 26 September 2012
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