Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Voss, Richard

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VOSS, RICHARD, a German poet; called the “Tired Man”; born in Neugrape in Pomerania, Prussia, Sept. 2, 1851. Among his dramatic compositions are: “Savonarola”; “Magda”; “The Patrician Dame”; “Luigia Sanfelice”; “Father Modestus”; “Woe to the Vanquished”; “Eve”; “Betwixt Two Hearts”; “At Sedan.” In narrative verse he wrote: “A Hill Asylum”; “Roman Village Tales”; “Messalina.” Among his novels are: “Life Tragedy of an Actress”; “The New Romans”; “Children of the South”; “Villa Falconieri”; “Amata”; “The Sabine”; etc. He excels in description of Italian lowly life.