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|
|Alma mater||Academic Gymnasium Danzig|
|Occupation||Dramatist, playwright, poet, actor|
|Children||Christian, Constantin, Anna Rosine, Theodor, Maria Elisabeth, Daniel|
|Parents||Paul Greif (father), Anna Erhardin (mother)|
Catharina von Georgien and Leo Arminius were German playwrights and poets who specialized in tragedies.
At 1634, he studied poetry in Danzig.
Peter Crüger, one of his undergraduate professors, exposed him to the new style of poetry.
His father was a pastor, and he was an orphan when he was a child.
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