Minnesang
Minnesang was the tradition of lyric and song writing in Germany which flourished in the 12th century and continued into the 14th century. People who wrote and performed Minnesang are known as Minnesi...
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Hugo von Montfort
Hugo von Montfort (1357 – 4 April 1423) was an Austrian minstrel of the Late Middle Ages.
Hugo VII was a scion of the comital house of Montfort at Bregenz, head of an old and influential Swa...
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Heinrich Frauenlob
Heinrich Frauenlob (between 1250-1260 – 29 November 1318), sometimes known as Henry of Meissen (Heinrich von Meißen), was a Middle High German poet and minnesinger. The nickname Frauenlob (Middle High...
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Tannhäuser
Tannhäuser (Middle High German: Tanhûser; died after 1265) was a German Minnesinger and poet. Historically, his biography is obscure beyond the poetry, which dates between 1245 and 1265. Socially, he ...
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Reinmar von Zweter
Reinmar von Zweter (also spelled Reymar von Zwetel, Reymar von Zweten, Römer von Zwickau, Ehrenbote, born around 1200 in Zeutern, today known as Ubstadt-Weiher, Germany; died after 1248) was a Middle ...
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Der wilde Alexander
Der wilde Alexander, also known as Meister Alexander, was a medieval Minnesänger who was active from the mid-1200s until after 1288. His works are considered to be part of the Sangspruchdichtung.
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Walther von der Vogelweide
Walther von der Vogelweide (c. 1170 – c. 1230) is the most celebrated of the Middle High German lyric poets.
For all his fame, Walther's name is not found in contemporary records, with the excepti...
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Bernger von Horheim
Bernger von Horheim was a Rhenish Minnesänger of the late twelfth century. He wrote in the tradition of courtly love and was influenced by Friedrich von Hausen. Bernger may originate from Horrheim in ...
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John I, Duke of Brabant
John I of Brabant, also called John the Victorious (1252/1253 – 3 May 1294) was Duke of Brabant (1267–1294), Lothier and Limburg (1288–1294).
Born at Leuven, he was the son of He...
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Wernher von Homberg
Wernher von Homberg (also Werner; Hohenberg, 1284 – 21 March 1320) was a knight in the service Emperor Henry VII, and later of Frederick the Fair. His Minnesang poems are recorded in the Cod...
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Neidhart von Reuental
Neidhart von Reuental (possibly born c. 1190 – died after 1236 or 1237) (Middle High German: Nîthart von Riuwental; also Her Nîthart) was one of the most famous German minnesingers. He was probably a...
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Oswald von Wolkenstein
Oswald von Wolkenstein (1376 or 1377, presumably in Castle Schöneck in Kiens – August 2, 1445 in Meran) was a poet, composer and diplomat. In the latter capacity, he traveled through much of Europe, e...
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Conradin
Conrad (25 March 1252 – 29 October 1268), called the Younger or the Boy, but usually known by the diminutive Conradin (German: Konradin, Italian: Corradino), was the Duke of Swabia (1254–1268,...
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Liederhandschrift
Liederhandschrift (manuscript of songs) is the German term for a manuscript containing songs (Lieder) of the German Middle Ages, dating from the late 12th to the 15th centuries.Of particular importanc...
Der von Kürenberg
Der von Kürenberg or Der Kürenberger (Kuerenberg, Kuerenberger, fl. mid-12th century) was a middle-ages poet, and one of the first named poets to write in the Middle High German language.He was a nobl...
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Wenceslaus II of Bohemia
Wenceslaus II Přemyslid (Czech: Václav II.; Polish: Wacław II Czeski; 27 September 1271 – 21 June 1305) was King of Bohemia (1278–1305), Duke of Cracow (1291–1305), and King of Poland (1...
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Hartmann von Aue
Hartmann von Aue (born c. 1160-70, died c. 1210-20) was a Middle High German knight and poet. He introduced the courtly romance into German literature and, with Wolfram von Eschenbach (c. 1170–c. 1220...
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Gottfried von Strassburg
Gottfried von Strassburg (died c. 1210) is the author of the Middle High German courtly romance Tristan, an adaptation of the 12th-century Tristan and Iseult legend. Gottfried's work is regarded, alon...
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Otto von Botenlauben
Otto von Botenlauben or Botenlouben (1177, Henneberg – before 1245, near Bad Kissingen), the Count of Henneberg from 1206, was a German minnesinger, Crusader and monastic founder.Otto von Botenl...
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Albrecht von Rapperswil
Albrecht von Rapperswil (also Raprechtswil, fl. ca. 1280) is one of the Minnesingers featured in the Codex Manesse. He was a ministerialis in the service of the counts of Rapperswil, in the rank of a...
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Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor
Henry VI (November 1165 – 28 September 1197), a member of the Hohenstaufen dynasty, was King of Germany (King of the Romans) from 1190 and Holy Roman Emperor from 1191 until his death. From 1194 he wa...
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Wolfram von Eschenbach
Wolfram von Eschenbach (c. 1170 – c. 1220) was a German knight and poet, regarded as one of the greatest epic poets of his time. As a Minnesinger, he also wrote lyric poetry.
Little is known of Wo...
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Johannes Hadlaub
Johannes Hadlaub (fl. 1300, d. before 1340) is one of the Minnesingers whose works are recorded in Codex Manesse. He was a citizen of Zürich, and is on record as buying a house there in 1302.There are...
Henryk IV Probus
Henryk IV Probus (Latin for the Righteous) (Polish: Henryk IV Probus or Prawy; German: Heinrich IV. der Gerechte) (c. 1258 – 23 June 1290) was a member of the Silesian branch of the...
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Ulrich von Liechtenstein
Ulrich von Liechtenstein (ca. 1200 – 26 January 1275) was a minnesinger and poet of the Middle Ages. He wrote poetry in Middle High German and was author of noted works about how knights and nobles ma...
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Vitslav III, Prince of Rügen
Vitslav III (1265/8–1325), variously called Vislav, Vizlav, Wislaw, Wizlaw and Witslaw in English sources, was the last Slavic ruler of the Danish Principality of Rugia. He is often identified ...
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Reinmar von Hagenau
Reinmar of Hagenau (German: Reinmar von Hagenau; died before 1210) was a German minnesinger of the twelfth century, surnamed in the MSS. der Alte (the old) to distinguish him from later poets of t...
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Heinrich von Morungen
Heinrich von Morungen or Henry of Morungen (died ca. 1220 or 1222) was a German Minnesinger.
Almost nothing about his life can be deduced from Heinrich's songs. Possibly he is identical with the H...
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Friedrich von Hausen
Friedrich von Hausen (Middle High German: Friderich von Hûsen) was a mediaeval German poet, one of the earliest of the Minnesingers; born some time between 1150–60; d. 6 May 1190. His name is mentione...
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