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Stadt Wolfsburg

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Hoffmannstraße
(Hoffmann-Saal)

August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben

Fallersleben 1798 - Corvey 1874
German poet, best known for writing Das Lied der Deutschen, its third stanza now being the national anthem of Germany, and a number of popular children's songs
(Wikipedia)
Wolfgang Hartung
1981

Fallersleben /  August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben   Fallersleben /  August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben

Description

Sandstone bust.

Inscription(s)

heinrich
HOFFMANN
von
fallersleben
1798
1874

The pedestal is standing on a stone baseplate with texts.
In front of the pedestal:
einigkeit und
recht und freiheit

At the edge the places where Hoffmann lived:
fallersleben · helmstedt · braunschweig
gottingen · bonn · niederlande
flandern · berlin · breslau · helgoland
mecklenburg · weimar · corvey †

Signature

w. hartung 1981

Sculptor

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Location (N 52°25'3" - E 10°42'53")

Item Code: dens404; Photograph: 30 July 2016
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