|Egmont (1787) [Play]|
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Set in the Netherlands during a period of religious and political upheaval. Count Egmont, who refuses to flee the country despite the danger he is in, is imprisoned, leaving his beloved Klärchen in despair.
Ludwig van Beethoven composed incidental music for the play in 1809.
Original title: Egmont
Genre: Drama and Plays
This work is a subwork of the following works :
Classical German Drama (1963) [Anthology]
Authors: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
, Friedrich von Schiller
, Heinrich von Kleist
, Georg Büchner
, Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Early Verse Drama and Prose Plays (1988) [Collection]
Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe