‘I have need of Thee! From the spirits that I called Sir, deliver me!’. Many people know this quote from school where students have to recite the poem ‘the Sorcerer’s Apprentice’ by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe as homework. The poem is still a favourite of most German teachers and up until today, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is the most famous celebrity born in Frankfurt. Numerous public places are named after him and he is still one of the main reasons for which Germany is called the ‘land of poets and thinkers’.
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