William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats

1865 - 1939

The poetry of Irishman William Butler Yeats has been a favorite of American composers, from Charles Loeffler, Sidney Homer, and Richard Hageman to contemporary composers like Ben Moore and David Leisner.

Photo: William Butler Yeats, 1920, Courtesy of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division


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Songs & Song Collections BY Yeats (entered to date)
Composers who set Yeats's TEXTS (entered to date)

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