|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
met Müller, Wilhelm
met Schleiermacher, Friedrich Daniel Ernst
was influenced by Uhland, Ludwig
was teacher to Waiblinger, Wilhelm
knew Zumsteeg, Emilie
Baedeker's Stuttgart, Automobile Association, 1987
Gustav Schwab - Wikipedia