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Some of his plays are more famous as the librettos for noted operas than as plays - among them Gioachino Rossini's "William Tell Overture", Giuseppe Verdi's "Don Carlos" and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's "The Maid of Orleans".
The nation is worthless that will not, with pleasure, venture all for its honor.
Johann Christoph Friedrich ('von' since 1802) von Schiller
Marbach am Neckar, Württemberg, Holy Roman Empire [now Baden-Württemberg, Germany]
Weimar, Saxe-Weimar, Holy Roman Empire [now Thuringia, Germany]
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