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La Fontaine, Edmond de, 1823-1891


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  • Fuller Name

    • Lucien-Irvin-Edmond de Dictionnaire des auteurs luxembourgeois, viewed online 9 August 2016
  • Variants

    • De La Fontaine, Edmond, 1823-1891
    • Fontaine, Edmond de La, 1823-1891
    • La Fontaine, Edmond-Lucien-Irvin de, 1823-1891
    • La Fontaine, E. de (Edmond de), 1823-1891
    • La Fontaine, Ed. de (Edmond de), 1823-1891
    • La Fontaine, Lucien-Irvin-Edmond de, 1823-1891
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  • Sources

    • found: His Die deutsche Götterwelt im Luxemburger Lande, 1906:t.p. (Edmond de la Fontaine)
    • found: NUC pre-1956(La Fontaine, Edmond de, 1823-1923)
    • found: Op der Juocht & D'Kirmesgèscht, 1989:t.p. (Dicks) p. 93 (Dicks; b. Edmond-Lucien-Irvin de la Fontaine, 07-24-1823) p. 97 (d. 1891) p. 104 (b. 07-24-1823 in Lëtzebuerg; d. 06-24-1891 in Veianen)
    • found: Dicks. Mumm Séis, 1994:title page (Dicks; Edmond de la Fontaine (1823-1891); Koméidéistéck / Lustspiel) cover (Dicks [larger font, all upper case]; Edmond de la Fontaine [smaller font]) page 9 (he; writer of popular works in Luxembourgish; the national literary writer; also wrote scholarly works) page 10, etc. (the editor predominantly refers to the author as Dicks)
    • found: OCLC, 9 August 2016(access points: La Fontaine, Edmond de, 1823-1891; La Fontaine, Edmond de; Dicks, pseud.; Dicks, E.; Dicks, Edmond de la Fontaine, 1823-1891; usages: Dicks; Edmond de la Fontaine; Dicks (Edmond de la Fontaine); Edmond de la Fontaine, Dicks; Ed. de la Fontaine, E. de la Fontaine)
    • found: Dictionnaire des auteurs luxembourgeois, viewed online 9 August 2016(La Fontaine, Edmond de; Edmond de la Fontaine; Lucien-Irvin-Edmond de la Fontaine; he liked to use the literary pseudonym Dicks; E. Dicks; other names used only as part of collaboration in periodical issues: Ed. d. F., Een deen all Zeidunge liest, Een dee vill Deel um Wuurt helt, and Eeren Abonnent vu langer Zeit; 24.07.1823 Luxembourg-24.06.1891 Vianden; founder of Luxembourgish dialect drama; studied law at Université de Liège (1844-1846), Université de Heidelberg (1846-1847); became lawyer in 1850, judge 2 years later; quit the bar, moved to Remich in 1858, founded weaving company, which he closed in the mid-1860s; lived in château de Stadtbredimus 1866-1880; bourgmestre de Stadtbredimus 1866-1870; justice of the peace in Vianden, lived in Vianden 1881-1891; literary beginnings with journal articles in 1848; play De Scholtscheîn first performed 1855; for one-act vaudeville pieces, Dicks was both author of texts and composer of music; also wrote poems in Luxembourgish, German, and French, most published posthumously; wrote on Luxembourgish language, culture, and folklore (all but one of these works, a Luxembourgish dictionary, published under his real name); collected and edited folklore; pamphlets on various topics)
  • LC Classification

    • PT3895.L8
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Pseudonyms not found in published works represented in OCLC database as of 10 August 2016: Ed. d. F.; Een deen all Zeidunge liest; Een dee vill Deel um Wuurt helt; Eeren Abonnent vu langer Zeit]
  • Change Notes

    • 1986-09-10: new
    • 2016-08-12: revised
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