Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Müller, Friedrich

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MÜLLER, FRIEDRICH, called Painter Müller, a German painter and dramatist; born in Kreuznach, Prussia, Jan. 13, 1749. His first interest was in art and in 1778 he went to Rome to study painting, but his pictures were unsuccessful. He wrote: “Bacchido and Milo” (1775); “The Satyr Mopsus” (1775); “Adam's First Awaking and First Happy Nights” (1778); the dramas “Genoveva” (1808); “Life of Faust” (latest ed. 1881); the opera “Niobe” (1778); etc. (“Works,” new ed., Heidelberg, 1825.) He died in Rome, April 23, 1825.