Felix Liebrecht

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Felix Liebrecht (13 March 1812 – 3 August 1890) was a German folklorist.


Liebrecht was born in Namslau, Prussian Silesia. He studied philology at the universities of Breslau, Munich, and Berlin, and in 1851 became professor of the German language at the Athénée Royal at Liège, Belgium. He resigned his chair and retired into private life in 1867.[1] He died in Saint-Hubert, Belgium.


Translations by Liebrecht include:

A collection of original essays by him was published at Heilbronn in 1879, under the title Zur Volkskunde.


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