|WRITER, TRANSLATOR, POET, PUBLISHER (GERMANY)|
BORN 19 Jun 1792, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg - DIED 4 Nov 1850, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg|
GRAVE LOCATION Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg: Hoppenlau-friedhof
Gustav Schwab was the son of a professor. He studied Philology,
Philosophy and Theology at Tübingen. He became friends with
Ludwig Uhland and Karl Varnhagen, with whom he published a volume
of poetry titled "Deutscher Dichterwald".|
In 1813 he travelled to the North and met Goethe, Schleiermacher, De la Motte Fouqué and de Chamisso. He became a teacher in Stuttgart in 1818. From 1833 onwards he published the literary magazine "Deutschen Muselalmanch" together with De Chamisso.
In 1837 he became a pastor in Gomaringen and in 1841 he went back to Stuttgart, where he in 1845 he became a general director of the schools in Württemberg. Schwab was a member of the Schwäbischen Dichterbund, a circle of poets around Justinus Kerner and Ludwig Uhland.
cooperated with Chamisso, Adelbert von
met Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
met Motte-Fouqué, Friedrich Heinrich Karl, Freiherr de la
was influenced by Uhland, Ludwig
knew Zumsteeg, Emilie
Baedeker's Stuttgart, Automobile Association, 1987
Lexikon Geschichte Baden+Württemberg: Sch (von Schad bis Schwaben)