Pronunciation: (shlā'gul), [key]
1. Au•gust Wil•helm von Pronunciation: (ou'goost vil'helm fun), [key] 1767–1845, German poet, critic, and translator.
2. his brother,Frie•drich von Pronunciation: (frē'drikh fun), [key] 1772–1829, German critic, philosopher, and poet.
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