The New International Encyclopædia/Büsching, Johann Gustav Gottlieb
BÜSCHING, Johann Gustav Gottlieb (1783-1829). A German antiquary, son of the preceding, born in Berlin. He studied at Erlangen and Halle, was appointed royal archivist at Breslau in 1811, and in 1817 professor of archæology in the University there. His knowledge of subjects appertaining to the Germany of the Middle Ages was remarkable. His works include a Sammlung deutscher Lieder, with musical accompaniments (1807); Deutsche Gedichte des Mittelalters (3 parts, 1808-25); and Des Deutschen Leben, Kunst, und Wissen im Mittelalter (4 vols., 1816-18).