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Josef Ludwig Stoll was a doctor's son who, after a grand tour of Europe, became a well-known Viennese journalist. He was editor of the periodical Prometheus. It is possible that Schubert's attention was drawn to the poet's work by Stoll's death in January 1815. The poet apparently died in needy circumstances having squandered a considerable inheritance.
from notes by Graham Johnson © 1990
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