William Butler Yeats

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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    O Love Is The Crooked Thing

    Composer(s): David Leisner

    Song(s): 1. Down by the Salley Gardens
    2. The Two Trees
    3. A Drinking Song
    4. The Wild Swans at Coole
    5. Brown Penny

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