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JULIUS STURM (1816-1896)

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Originally appearing in Volume V25, Page 1054 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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JULIUS STURM (1816-1896), German poet, was born at Kostritz in the principality of Reuss on the 21st of July 1816. He studied theology at Jena from 1837 to 1841, and was appointed preceptor to the hereditary prince Henry XIV. of Reuss. In 1851 he became pas-tor. of Goschitz near Schleiz, and in 1857 at his native village of Kostritz. In 1885 he retired with the title of Geheimkirchenrat. He died at Leipzig on the and of May 1896. Sturm was a writer of lyrics and sonnets and of church poetry, breathing a spirit of deep piety and patriotism. His religious poems were published in Fromme Lieder (pt. i., Leipzig, 1852; 12th ed., 1893; pt. ii., 1858; pt. iii., 1892), Zwei Rosen, oder das hohe Lied der Liebe (Leipzig, 1854; 2nd ed., 1892), Israelitische Lieder (3rd ed., Halle, 1881) and Palme and Krone (Leipzig, 1888). His chief lyrics were issued in Gedichte (6th ed., Leipzig, 1892), New Gedichte (2nd ed., Leipzig, r88o), Lieder and Bilder (2nd ed., 1892), Kampf- and Siegergedichte (Halle, 1870), Neue Lieder (188o, 2nd ed., 1888), Neue lyr sche Gedichie (Leipzig, 1894) and In Freud and Leid, letzte Lieder (1896). See A. Hepding, Julius Sturm (Giessen, 1896) ; F. Hoffmann, Julius Sturm (Hamburg, 1898).
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