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Frie·drich Gott·lieb [free-drikh-gawt-leep], /ˈfri drɪx ˈgɔt lip/, 1724–1803, German poet.
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How to use Klopstock in a sentence
It seems to me that such verses as these might very well have satisfied the English admirers of Klopstock.
He spent the next twelve years in Copenhagen, where he was intimate with Klopstock.
In 1770 Klopstock returned to Hamburg, where he died in 1803.The Story of Our Hymns|Ernest Edwin Ryden
For the rest, when out of the shadow of Klopstock or Cowper, Blake had enough serious work on hand.William Blake|Algernon Charles Swinburne
It is remarkable that it was the German poet Klopstock who made skating fashionable in Germany.The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays|J. (John) Joly
British Dictionary definitions for Klopstock
/ (German ˈklɔpʃtɔk) /
Friedrich Gottlieb (ˈfriːdrɪç ˈɡɔtliːp). 1724–1803, German poet, noted for his religious epic Der Messias (1748–73) and for his odes
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