27 relations: American Civil War, Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, Carolyn Hester, Cultural depictions of Abraham Lincoln, Daily Mail, Dead Poets Society, Decca Records, Elegy, Extended metaphor, Hebrew language, Israel, Leaves of Grass, Naomi Shemer, Our Common Heritage, Poetry, Rhyme scheme, Robin Williams, SATB, Sequel to Drum-Taps, The Sydney Morning Herald, Victor Young, Walt Whitman, Walter Huston, When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd, Yitzhak Rabin, Z. Randall Stroope.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was assassinated by well-known stage actor John Wilkes Booth on April 14, 1865, while attending the play Our American Cousin at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. Shot in the head as he watched the play, Lincoln died the following day at 7:22 a.m., in the Petersen House opposite the theater.
The assassination of Yitzhak Rabin took place on 4 November 1995 (12th of Marcheshvan, 5756 on the Hebrew calendar) at 21:30, at the end of a rally in support of the Oslo Accords at the Kings of Israel Square in Tel Aviv.
Carolyn Sue Hester (born January 28, 1937) is an American folk singer and songwriter.
Since his death in 1865, Abraham Lincoln has been an iconic American figure depicted—usually favorably or heroically—in many forms.
The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust and published in London.
Dead Poets Society is a 1989 American drama film directed by Peter Weir, written by Tom Schulman, and starring Robin Williams.
Decca Records is a British record label established in 1929 by Edward Lewis.
In English literature, an elegy is a poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead.
An extended metaphor, also known as a conceit or sustained metaphor, is an author’s exploitation of a single metaphor or analogy at length through multiple linked tenors, vehicles, and grounds throughout a poem or story.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
Leaves of Grass is a poetry collection by the American poet Walt Whitman (1819–1892).
Naomi Shemer (נעמי שמר; July 13, 1930 – June 26, 2004) was a leading Israeli musician and songwriter, hailed as the "first lady of Israeli song and poetry." Her song "Yerushlayim Shel Zahav" ("Jerusalem of Gold") written in 1967, became an unofficial second anthem after Israel won the Six-Day War that year and reunited Jerusalem.
Our Common Heritage – Great Poems Celebrating Milestones in the History of America is a Decca Records album of phonograph records by various artists celebrating American ideals and patriotic themes.
Poetry (the term derives from a variant of the Greek term, poiesis, "making") is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning.
A rhyme scheme is the pattern of rhymes at the end of each line of a poem or song.
Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian.
In music, SATB is an initialism for soprano, alto, tenor, bass, defining the voice types required by a chorus or choir to perform a particular musical work.
Sequel to Drum-Taps, subtitled When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd and other poems, is a collection of eighteen poems written and published by nineteenth-century American poet Walt Whitman in 1865.
The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.
Victor Young (August 8, 1900 – November 10, 1956)"Victor Young, Composer, Dies of Heart Attack", Oakland Tribune, November 12, 1956.
Walter "Walt" Whitman (May 31, 1819 – March 26, 1892) was an American poet, essayist, and journalist.
Walter Thomas Huston (ancestry.com né Houghston; April 5, 1883 – April 7, 1950) was a Canadian actor and singer.
"When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd" is a long poem in the form of an elegy written by American poet Walt Whitman (1819–1892) in 1865.
Yitzhak Rabin (יצחק רבין,; 1 March 1922 – 4 November 1995) was an Israeli politician, statesman and general.