Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim, 1729-1781

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British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000977.0x0002ac

German man of letters.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Reichenau, to an unidentified aristocrat, 1762 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591169

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referencedIn Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936. Notebook X, ca. 1902/3-1921. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn ANONYMOUS TRANSLATIONS into English of two German plays, viz.:-(1) 'Emilia Galotti', by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, first published in 1772. Beg. imperfectly (Act I, Scene 4) 'The eyes of Love and by the eyes of Love only'. ff. 1-66b;-(2) 'Otto von Wi... British Library
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Emilia Galotti, tragedy in five acts by G. E. Lessing. Printed (1844). German. Licence sent 21 June 1852 for performance at the St. James’s. A play of the same title by F. Holcroft was performed in 1805. Keywords: aristocracy, family relationsh... British Library
referencedIn Rochlitz, Friedrich, 1769-1842. Autograph letters signed (3), dated : Leipzig, 28 December 1821, 21 August 1822, and 13 December 1828, to Friedrich Kind in Dresden, 1821 Dec. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Raphling, Sam. Nathan the Wise : one act opera in four scenes after Lessing's play (with a prologue) / book and music [by] Sam Raphling. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Priest, George Madison, 1873-1947. George Madison Priest papers, 1917-1941. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Mérimée, Prosper, 1803-1870. Letters, 1826-1870. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
creatorOf Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim, 1729-1781. Emilia Galotti [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Briggs, Fletcher. Some tendencies and influence in Lessing's private life, as represented in his correspondence : a study submitted to a committee of the Graduate Faculty College of the State University of Iowa, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Master of Arts : typescript, 1902. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Lucille Lortel papers, 1902-2000 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Stanford University Press archival book copies, 1900-2012 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Theater programs from East Germany, 1951-1973 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Lengyel, Menyhért, 1880-1974. Nathan the wise; a new reading and stage version of Lessing's dramatic poem / by Melchior Lengyel. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Hempel, Meta. Notes on Goethe's Faust and Lessing's Nathan der Weise : manuscript. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn H.A. Condell stage and costume designs [graphic] / H.A. Condell, 1930-1959 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943. Collection of designs by artists associated with Reinhardt, 1903-1934 (inclusive). Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Theater programs from East Germany, 1951-1973 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Vogt, Franz Arnold. Tod und Mediciner : Gedicht von Lessing, Musik componirt für Bassstimme mit Begleitung des Pianoforte und seinem Freunde u[nd] Schüler Herrn Fried. Becke herzlich zugeignet von Franz Arnold Vogt : manuscript, [1850-] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Theater programs from East Germany, 1951-1973 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Lengyel, Menyhért, 1880-1974. Nathan the wise; a new reading and stage version of Lessing's dramatic poem. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Schmidt, Otto Leopold, 1863-1935. Otto L. Schmidt papers, 1877-1941 (bulk 1900-1935). Chicago History Museum
referencedIn [A volume of newspaper cuttings, articles from periodicals etc. relating to Gotthold Ephraim Lessing.] University of Oxford
creatorOf Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim, 1729-1781. Autograph letter signed : Reichenau, to an unidentified aristocrat, 1762 Sept. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982. Papers [holograph and typescript] : 1948-1971 / Archibald MacLeish. Greenfield Community College, Nahman-Watson Library
referencedIn Capen, Samuel Paul, 1878-1956. Samuel P. Capen papers, 1893-1956. SUNY at Buffalo, University at Buffalo
creatorOf Roters, Ernst, 1892-1961. [Die Namen. Für eine Singstimme und Klavier. Worte von Lessing. Musik von Ernst Roters. Op. 1, no. 1]. Eastman School of Music
referencedIn Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912. Speeches and articles of Horace Howard Furness, ca. 1874-1912, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Gellert, Christian Fürchtegott, 1715-1769. Translations into English of German poems and plays, ca. 1800. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim, 1729-1781. [Collection of Hebrew literary works, chiefy poetry, including Hebrew tranlsations of German works]. Stanford University Libraries
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associatedWith Briggs, Fletcher. person
associatedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Capen, Samuel Paul, 1878-1956. person
associatedWith Condell, H. A. (Heinz A.) person
associatedWith Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912. person
associatedWith Hempel, Meta. person
associatedWith Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936. person
associatedWith Lengyel, Menyhért, 1880-1974. person
associatedWith Lortel, Lucille person
associatedWith MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982. person
associatedWith Mérimée, Prosper, 1803-1870. person
associatedWith Priest, George Madison, 1873-1947. person
associatedWith Raphling, Sam. person
associatedWith Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943. person
associatedWith Rochlitz, Friedrich, 1769-1842. person
associatedWith Roters, Ernst, 1892-1961. person
associatedWith Saddler, Donald person
associatedWith Schmidt, Otto Leopold, 1863-1935. person
associatedWith Stanford University. Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Vogt, Franz Arnold. person
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Birth 1729-01-22

Death 1781-02-15

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