Austrian poet; born at Yaroslav, Galicia, Oct. 24, 1856; educated at the gymnasia in Tarnow and Vienna and at the universities of Leipsic and Strasburg. In 1881 he was appointed librarian to the Austrian Reichsrath, which post he still occupies (1904). In 1894 the title of "Regierungsrath" was conferred upon him. Lipiner has written: "Der Entfesselte Prometheus" (1876); "Renatus" (1878); "Das Buch der Freude" (1880); "Totenfeier" (1887), all published at Leipsic. In 1883 he translated the "Pan Thaddeus" of Mickiewitz, and in 1886 wrote the libretto for Goldmark's "Merlin."

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