Craigher de Jachelutta, Jakob Nikolaus
Craigher de Jachelutta, Josef Nicolaus, b. Lipossullo (Friuli, Italy), Dec. 11, 1797, d. Cormons near Görz/Gorizia (Italy), May 17, 1855, poet and translator. Came to Vienna as a merchant around 1820 and published his sensitive poetry in Viennese magazines; member of the circle around C.M. Hofbauer and of the circle around F. Schubert, who put several of his poems to music. From 1843 Belgian consul in Trieste.
Works: Poetische Betrachtungen in freyen Stunden, 1828 (poetry); Erinnerungen an den Orient, 1847 (description of a journey).
Literature: H. Zeman, Die ö. Literature. Ihr Profil im 19. Jh., 1982.