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ESPERANTO: La kantistino [Die Sängerin].



An Esperanto translation of a Wilhelm Hauff’s novel Die Sängerin was published in Berlin by Friedrich Ellersiek shortly after WWI, in 1921. 

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This is an early translation of a short novel Die Sängerin by a German author Wilhelm Hauff (1802 – 1827), first published in 1926. The translator to Esperanto was Eugen Wüster (1898-1977), an Austrian terminologist, who published the first part of his dictionary in 1923. The series was never finished.

The publisher Friedrich Wilhelm Ellersiek (1880-1959), was publishing books in Esperanto, from 1909 on. 

References: Geoffrey Sutton, Concise Encyclopedia of the Original Literature of Esperanto, 2008, pp. 71-72, 73. 

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