[bernt hahyn-rikhvil-helm fuh n] /bɛrnt ˈhaɪn rɪx ˈvɪl hɛlm fən/ (Show IPA), 1777–1811, German poet, dramatist, and story writer.
British Dictionary definitions for h. kleist
(Bernd) Heinrich (Wilhelm) von (ˈhainrɪç fɔn). 1777--1811, German dramatist, poet, and short-story writer. His plays include The Broken Pitcher (1808), Penthesilea (1808), and The Prince of Homburg (published 1821)