Emily Bronte poem about Guitar

by guitarkadia on July 30, 2008

in Blog

Today is Emily Bronte’s 190th birthday. Eldest of the Bronte sisters, writing under pen name Ellis Bell, a poem for her sister’s book:

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Life and Works of Charlotte Brontë and Her Sisters By Charlotte Brontë

Reading this reminded me of Fox/Gimbel’s Killing Me Softly With His Song. The story behind the song was quite surprising to me. Who’d have known the fingers that strummed Lori Lieberman’s pain were of Don McLean’s!

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