Gerhard, Wilhelm (1780–1858)

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Wilhelm Gerhard (1790 – 1858) was a descendant of the famous seventeenth-century religious poet Paul Gerhardt. His translation of Byron’s Mazeppa was followed by his volume of Burns translations (1840) and his Minstrelklänge aus Schottland, rhythmisch verdeutscht (1853). He also studied Serbian folk poetry, translated Anakreon and Sappho, wrote travel books, and published four volumes of his own Gedichte. Hyperion


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