German poets to know and love.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


In addition to his great work founded on the traditions of German culture and folklore, he was strongly influenced by Latin poets and poetry, especially following a visit to Rome which made a deep impression on him in the 1780s.

Roman Elegies XI

The Poet’s study

For you, O Graces

Goethe's study's classical décor

An den Mond

Füllest wieder Busch und Tal

Goethe to the Moon

Es war ein König in Thule

Es war ein König in Thule

Love and loyalty from Goethe's Faust