Friedrich Schiller (German poet and playwright)

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Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (German: [ˈjoːhan ˈkʁɪstɔf ˈfʁiːdʁɪç fɔn ˈʃɪlɐ]; 10 November 1759 – 9 May 1805) was a German poet, philosopher, physician, historian, and playwright. During the last seventeen years of his life (1788–1805), Schiller struck up a productive, if complicated, friendship with the already famous and influential Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. They frequently discussed issues concerning aesthetics, and Schiller encouraged Goethe to finish works he left as sketches. This relationship and these discussions led to a period now referred to as Weimar Classicism. They also worked together on Xenien, a collection of short satirical poems in which both Schiller and Goethe challenge opponents to their philosophical vision.

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Album + Audiobook

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2003 Der Verbrecher aus verlorener Ehre Friedrich Schiller 1

Other + Audiobook

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2005 Merkwürdiges Beispiel einer weiblichen Rache Friedrich Schiller gelesen von Inge Keller 1

Other + Spokenword

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 Hamlet • Don Carlos • Faust William Shakespeare, Friedrich Schiller, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Oskar Werner 1
2007 Die Räuber (SWR audio play) Friedrich Schiller 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Kabale und Liebe (Salzburger Festspiele) Friedrich Schiller 1

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