Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Scheffel, Joseph Victor von

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Collier's New Encyclopedia
Scheffel, Joseph Victor von
Edition of 1921; disclaimer.

SCHEFFEL, JOSEPH VICTOR VON (shef'el), a German author; born in Karlsruhe, Germany, Feb. 16, 1826. In 1854 he published his famous epic poem, “The Trumpeter of Säckingen.” The historical novel “Ekkehard” came out in 1857. “Gaudeamus” (1868) is a collection of lyrics, many of which became favorite student songs. “Mountain Psalms” (1870) is a collection of poems. He died April 9, 1886.

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