|Born||February 8, 1849|
Schnecksville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||February 2, 1925 (aged 75)|
Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Pen name||Obediah Grouthomel (pen name)|
|Occupation||Journalist and writer|
|Notable works||Provided the Pennsylvania German language translation of Clement Clarke Moore's poem A Visit from St. Nicholas (also known as The Night before Christmas)|
Solomon DeLong (February 8, 1849-February 2, 1925) was an American Pennsylvania Dutch language writer and journalist.
DeLong was a teacher and businessman. For 12 years, he was the Pennsylvania Dutch language columnist for The Morning Call in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where he wrote under the pen name Obediah Grouthomel.
DeLong provided the Pennsylvania Dutch language translation of Clement Clarke Moore's poem A Visit from St. Nicholas, also known as The Night before Christmas. The Pennsylvania German language translation of the poem was first printed in The Morning Call on December 24, 1920.
DeLong died on February 25, 1925 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, at age 75.
- "Pumpernickle Bill". Time. 1937-08-09. Archived from the original on December 27, 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-27.
- Zimmerman, Thomas C.; Solomon DeLong. The Night Before Christmas; Pennsylvania Dutch and English. p. 18. ISBN 3-937467-14-9.