In the spring of 1854, some of my publications persuaded King Maximilian II of Bavaria to offer me, at the suggestion of Emanuel Geibel, a position in Munich with an annual salary of 1000 guilders, to take part in his so-called symposia, weekly soirees at which scholars and poets were gathered.

Paul Heyse


Author Profession: Writer
Nationality: German
Born: March 15, 1830
Died: April 2, 1914


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