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Ivor Gurney Selected Poems (Oxford Poets) by Ivor Gurney

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Published by Carcanet Press Ltd. .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7384670M
ISBN 100192880659
ISBN 109780192880659
OCLC/WorldCa37373630

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Poet and composer Ivor Bertie Gurney was born in Gloucester, England. Though his father was a tailor, Gurney’s godfather was Alfred Hunter Cheesman, a local vicar and bachelor who encouraged him in his artistic and creative pursuits. Gurney read widely in Cheesman’s library and eventually won a scholarship to the Royal College of Music, though his studies were interrupted by the outbreak. This dual biography of Ivor Gurney and Marion Scott tells the dramatic story of two geniuses who met at the Royal College of Music in and formed an unlikely partnership that illuminated and enriched the musical and literary worlds in which they moved.5/5(2). Selected Poems of Ivor Gurney (Oxford Poets) by Ivor Gurney () by Ivor Gurney; | 6 Nov Paperback More buying choices £ (2 used offers) Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide: DPReview Digital Photography: Goodreads Book reviews & recommendations. War letters: A selection Hardcover – by Ivor Gurney (Author) › Visit Amazon's Ivor Gurney Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Ivor Gurney (Author) out of 5 stars 1 5/5(1).

A warm welcome to the website of The Ivor Gurney Society. Since its inauguration in , the society has initiated the dedication of a memorial window to Ivor Gurney at St Mary de Lode Church in Gloucester, erected a new memorial stone in the churchyard at Twigworth, supported the publication of two volumes of Gurney songs, a volume of piano music and a bibliography, and undertaken extensive.   This indispensable anthology brings together the works of three major poets from the First World War. Ivor Gurney () was a classical music composer and poet who published two volumes of poems, Severn and Somme and War's Embers. Wilfred Owen's ( ) realistic poetry is remarkable for its details of war and : Penguin Publishing Group.   Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Ivor Gurney books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Ivor Bertie Gurney (28 August - 26 December ) was an English composer and war poet. Born at 3 Queen Street, Gloucester in , Gurney sang as a chorister at Gloucester Cathedral, from to , when he became an articled pupil of Dr Herbert Brewer at the cathedral.

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