KLAEBER, Frederick (Friedrich)

KLAEBER, Frederick (Friedrich). Beetzendorf, Preussen 1.10.1863 — Bad Kösen, D.D.R. 4.10.1954. German Linguist in the U.S.A. Son of Hermann and Luise Kl. Studies at Leipzig, Halle, Kiel, and Berlin. Ph.D. 1892 Berlin. In 1893 emigrated to the U.S.A. At University of Minnesota: 1893-96 Instructor of Old and Middle English, 1896-98 Assistant Professor of English Philology, and from 1898 Professor of Comparative and English Philology. Retired in 1931 and returned to Berlin. When his house with all his books and papers was destroyed during the war he moved to Bad Kösen. Married 1902 Charlotte Wahn. — PERHAPS HE IS NOT RELEVANT AT ALL.

Publications: wrote on English philology, especially the standard critical edition of the Beowulf.

Sources: Who Was Who in America 4, 1961–68; Wikipedia.

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