The New International Encyclopædia/Vollmöller, Karl

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VOLLMÖLLER, fṓl'mẽl'ẽr, Karl (1848—). A German philologist, born in Ilsfeld, Württemberg, and educated in Tübingen, Bonn, Munich, Berlin, and Paris. He traveled in Spain in 1874-75 and became a lecturer in Strassburg in 1875. He was professor at Erlangen (1877-81), and then at Göttingen until 1891, when he retired, settled in Dresden, and devoted himself to Romance philology. He was editor of the valuable yearly summary, Kritischer Jahresbericht über die Fortschritte der romanischen Philologie (1890 et seq.), and published Kürenberg und die Nibelungen (1874), Poema del Cid (1879), Spanische Funde (1890), Beiträge zur Litteratur der Cancioneros und Romanceros (1897), Rezensionsexemplar und bezahlte Rezension (1902).