unbekannter Gast

Gilm, Hermann von, Ritter zu Rosenegg#

b. Innsbruck (Tyrol), Nov. 1, 1812, d. Linz (Upper Austria), May 31, 1864, civil servant and poet. Wrote love poetry in the style of folk songs ("Maerzveilchen"; "Sommerfrischlieder aus Natters") and political poems ("Jesuitenlieder"); known mostly because R. Strauss set them to music.

Works#

Tiroler Schuetzenleben, 1863; Lieder eines Verschollenen; Sophienlieder; Rosaneum, in: Gedichte, 2 vols., 1864/1865 (posthumous). - Edition: Gedichte, ed. by R. Greinz, 1895.

Literature#

W. Neuwirth, H. v. G., doctoral thesis, Vienna 1920; A. Doerrer, H. v. G. Weg und Weisen, 1924.