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Andreas Gryphius

Andreas Gryphius is a German poet and playwright. With his eloquent poems, including "Suffering, Fragility of Life and the World", he is considered one of the most important poets of the German Baroque. He was one of the first composers of German poetry and language. Gryphius was born and raised in Glogau, Duchy of Głogów, Silesia. At the age of 33, he married Rosina Deutschländer, with whom he has six children, Christian, Constantine, Anna Rosine, Theodor, Maria Elisabeth and Daniel.

Born Andreas Greif, October 02, 1616, Glogau (Głogów), Silesia
Died July 16, 1664, Glogau, Silesia
Nationality German
Education Fraustadt
Alma mater Academic Gymnasium Danzig
Occupation Dramatist, playwright, poet, actor
Movement Baroque
Children Christian, Constantin, Anna Rosine, Theodor, Maria Elisabeth, Daniel
Parents Paul Greif (father), Anna Erhardin (mother)

About Andreas Gryphius

Catharina von Georgien and Leo Arminius were German playwrights and poets who specialized in tragedies.

Andreas Gryphius before fame

At 1634, he studied poetry in Danzig.

Achievement of Andreas Gryphius

Peter Crüger, one of his undergraduate professors, exposed him to the new style of poetry.

Andreas Gryphius family life

His father was a pastor, and he was an orphan when he was a child.

Associations of Andreas Gryphius

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Latest information about Andreas Gryphius updated on September 13 2021.