The novelist Ludwig Tieck died at the age of 79. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Considered a German founder of the Romantic movement, he published such works as Schriften and Gesammelte Novellen. He worked as a poet, author, editor, and translator.
He was married in 1798 and settled with his wife in Jena, Germany. He was the brother of writer Sophie Tieck and artist Christian Friedrich Tieck.
He is not dead who departs from life with a high and noble fame; but he is dead, even while living, whose brow is branded with infamy.
The noble man is only God’s image.