HANS VON HOPFEN
\hˈanz vˈɒn hˈɒpfən], \hˈanz vˈɒn hˈɒpfən], \h_ˈa_n_z v_ˈɒ_n h_ˈɒ_p_f_ə_n]\
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A German poet and novelist; born in Munich, Jan. 3, 1835, winning note at the university there. His "Necessity", and other poems of equal merit, are characterized by originality and picturesqueness, while his novels-notably "The Old Practitioner"-show him a graceful and graphic delineator of character and customs. He ranks among the best contemporary German writers, his versatility not having impaired his quality.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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