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William Blake

1757-1827 GB, City of Westminster
Spoken Word

William Blake (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. His prophetic poetry has been said to form "what is in proportion to its merits the least read body of poetry in the English language". His visual artistry led one contemporary art critic to proclaim him "far and away the greatest artist Britain has ever produced". In 2002, Blake was placed at number 38 in the BBC's poll of the 100 Greatest Britons. Although he lived in London his entire life (except for three years spent in Felpham), he produced a diverse and symbolically rich œuvre, which embraced the imagination as "the body of God" or "human exi

        
Genres
  • Spoken Word
  • World
  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • Classical
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Die Hochzeit Von Himmel Und HölleWilliam Blake mit Musik von Sandow2003Album
Viattomuuden LaulujaWilliam Blake - Toni Edelmann - Hector, Sibelius-Lukion Kamarikuoro2000Album
Armo-Rauha-RakkausToni Edelmann, Hector, William Blake, Sibelius-Lukion Kamarikuoro2000Single
Songs Of Innocence & ExperienceYorgos Tsakiris, William Blake2000Single
Selections From William Blake's Songs Of Innocence & Of Experience Given New Musical Settings By Gregory ForbesGregory Forbes, William Blake1983Album
The Poetry Of William BlakeWilliam Blake1971Album
Songs Of Innocence And ExperienceAllen Ginsberg / William Blake1970Album
BlakeWilliam Blake Read By Alan Bates, Yvonne Bonnamy, William Devlin, Richard Johnson, Richard Marquand, Peter Orr1964Album
Anthology Of English Verse (Volume 1)Jill Balcon, William Blake, Rudyard Kipling, V.C. Clinton-Baddeley1961Album
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