Karl Egon Ebert

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Karl Egon Ebert (1801, Prague – 1882, Smíchov) was a Bohemian German poet, born in Prague.

His poems, dramatic and lyric, are collected in 7 volumes, and enjoy a wide popularity in his country. He composed a poem called "Das erste Veilchen", or "The First Violet", which was set to music by Felix Mendelssohn.