|Short Name:||Siegfried A. Mahlmann|
|Full Name:||Mahlmann, Siegfried August, 1771-1826|
Siegfried August Mahlmann Germany 1771-1826. Born at Leipzig, Germany, he studied law at the University of Leipzig. He tutored a young nobleman and traveled with him around Europe. In 1799 he became a bookseller, writer, and editor. He bought the Junius bookshop in Leipzig in 1802. From 1806-16 he edited the journal Zeitung fur die elegante Welt (a fashionable publication), and from 1810-18 wrote for the Lipziger Zeitung newspaper. He was briefly imprisoned in 1813 by the French during the Napoleonic Wars in the fortress at Erfurt. He wrote a novel, short stories, poetry (published in 1825 and popular in his day), and a number of songs, still popular with German children. In his spare time he was a playright. His collected poems have been published several times. He later studied natural sciences and economics. He was appointed director of the Leipzig Economic Society. He also served as private counsellor to the King of Saxony and Knight of the Order of Saint Vladimir. He died at Leipzig. He wrote chamber and art music, scores, and academic theses. He was an author, librettist, lyricist, contributor, composer, correspondent, collector, and creator.
|Texts by Siegfried A. Mahlmann (2)||As||Authority Languages||Instances|
|God bless our native land! Firm may she ever stand||Siegfried A. Mahlmann, (1771-1826) (Author)||English||29|
|Hoffe Herz, nur mit Geduld, endlich wirst du Blumen brechen||A. Mahlmann (Author)||German||7|