Harvard Classics / Letters upon the Æsthetic Education of Man (Letters 1-7), by J. C. Friedrich von Schiller

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Who has ever thought the arts had anything to do with freedom? Schiller did. Forced by a German noble to enter a military school, he escaped. Struggling to achieve freedom, he wrote a series of letters on the relation of art to freedom. (Volume 32, Harvard Classics)

Friedrich von Schiller died May 9, 1805.