Not a single man on earth knows from his own experience the how and where of his birth, only from tradition, which is often very uncertain.
It is nearly always the most improbable things that really come to pass.
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|Birth:||24th January, 1776|
|Death:||25th June, 1822|
Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann was a German Romantic author of fantasy and horror, a jurist, composer, music critic, draftsman and caricaturist. His stories form the basis of Jacques Offenbach's famous opera The Tales of Hoffmann, in which Hoffman appears as the hero. He is also the author of the novella The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, on which the famous ballet The Nutcracker is based.
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