Definition of Schlegel, August Wilhelm von in English:

Schlegel, August Wilhelm von

proper noun

  • (1767–1845), German romantic poet and critic, who was among the founders of art history and comparative philology. His brother, Friedrich von Schlegel(1772–1829), was a critic, philosopher, and poet who wrote on comparative literature and philology.

Pronunciation:

Schlegel, August Wilhelm von

/ˈSHlāɡəl/