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Person: BURNS, Robert  (1759-1796)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Robert BURNS
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
author of poems used with slide sets
Main period of activity
N/A
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
25 January 1759
born at
21 July 1796
37
died at
Slides showing image of this person
slide image -- Portrait of Burns
Texts linked to this person
Poems (6)

Robert Burns, ‘Address to the toothache’ in several compilations

Robert Burns, Auld lang syne (n.d.)

Robert Burns, ‘The cotter's Saturday night’ in several compilations

Robert Burns, The soldier's return (n.d.)

Robert Burns, ‘Tam o' Shanter’ in Lectures for the magic lantern [etc.] (1872)

Robert Burns, The twa dogs (n.d.)


Songs (9)

Robert Burns, ‘Comin' thro' the rye’ in Beecham's music portfolio 1

Robert Burns, ‘For the sake of somebody’ in Lantern readings original and selected 2

Robert Burns, John Anderson, my Jo (1789)

Robert Burns, My bonny Mary (1788)

Robert Burns, ‘O whistle, and I'll come to you’ in Lantern readings original and selected 2

Robert Burns and Caroline Keppel, ‘Robin Adair’ in several compilations

Robert Burns, Tam Glen (1789)

Robert Burns, There was a lad was born in Kyle (1785)

Robert Burns and J. Temple, ‘Ye banks and braes’ in several compilations

Slide set references

minor subject of: Auld lang syne (recitation: G.W. Wilson, 5 slides, in/before 1909)

minor subject of: Illustrations of poems by Burns (lecture: G.W. Wilson, 31 slides, 1894)

minor subject of: Picturesque Scottish scenes: visiting Burns' and Scott's country (lecture: G.M. Mason, 80 slides, n.d.)

minor subject of: Robert Burns (lecture: G.W. Wilson, 60 slides, in/before 1901)

minor subject of: Robert Burns (lecture: Newton & Co., 29 slides, in/before 1888)

minor subject of: Songs of Burns (song: manufacturer unknown, 6 slides, in/before 1909)

minor subject of: Views connected with Burns (lecture: manufacturer unknown, 10 slides, in/before 1909)

image appears in: The cotter's Saturday night (recitation: York & Son, 9 slides, in/before 1888)

minor subject of: An hour with some popular poets (lecture: York & Son, 50 slides, 1897)

minor subject of: The land of Scott and Burns (lecture: Valentine & Sons, 51 slides, in/before 1888)

minor subject of: The man and his songs (lecture: manufacturer unknown, 72 slides, in/before 1909)

minor subject of: The man and his songs: additional slides (lecture: manufacturer unknown, 28 slides, in/before 1909)

minor subject of: A nicht wi' Burns: his life, poems, and songs (lecture: manufacturer unknown, 73 slides, n.d.)

minor subject of: A night with Burns (lecture: Valentine & Sons, 36 slides, 1893)

minor subject of: The soldier's return (recitation: manufacturer unknown, 6 slides, in/before 1909)

minor subject of: The twa dogs (recitation: manufacturer unknown, 16 slides, in/before 1909)

References
W.A. Eaton (compiler), An hour with some popular poets (London: York & Son, 1897)
A night with Burns (Dundee: Valentine & Sons, 1893)
Lucerna ID  6001253

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 11 November 2010

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