Solomon DeLong (born February 8, 1849, Schnecksville, Pennsylvania-February 2, 1925, Allentown, Pennsylvania) was a Pennsylvania German language writer and journalist. DeLong was a teacher, business man, and, for twelve years, Pennsylvania German columnist of the Allentown newspaper The Morning Call, where he wrote under the pen name Obediah Grouthomel. DeLong provided the Pennsylvania German 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.
- "Pumpernickle Bill". Time. 1937-08-09. Retrieved 2008-02-27.
- Zimmerman, Thomas C.; Solomon DeLong. The Night Before Christmas; Pennsylvania Dutch and English. p. 18. ISBN 3-937467-14-9.
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