The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Bitter, Arthur

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BITTER, Arthur, pseudonym of Samuel Haberstich, Swiss poet and story writer: b. Ried, near Schlosswyl, 21 Oct. 1821; d. Bern, 20 Feb. 1872. Novelettes, stories and poems proceeded from his pen for many years, all characterized by sympathy of tone and inoffensive realism, ‘Tales, Romances and Poems’ (1865-66), being the most pleasing.