Who is William Shakespeare?

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon". His surviving works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, two epitaphs on a man named John Combe, one epitaph on Elias James, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

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William Shakespeare - List of Works - Works
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List Of Songs Based On Poems - William Shakespeare
... Tree" by Donovan The album When Love Speaks features several of Shakespeare's works set to music "When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes" performed by ...
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
... The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (SBT) is an independent registered educational charity based in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, that came into existence in 1847 following the purchase of ... The SBT is considered the most significant Shakespeare charity in the world, and endeavours to internationally promote the appreciation and study of the plays and other works of William Shakespeare, and general ... The Trust maintains and preserves the Shakespeare Birthplace properties, a museum, library of books, manuscripts, records of historic interest, pictures ...
Summer Repertory Theatre - Production History - The 1970s
... II and book by Hammerstein and Joshua Logan Dracula by Bram Stoker The Miracle Worker by William Gibson Pippin music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by ... Lorenz Hart and book by Rodgers and Hart Picnic by William Inge The School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan I Remember, Do You? Musical Revue 1977 Cabaret by Kander and Ebb A Little Night Music music ...

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    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    We know each other’s faces; for our hearts,
    He knows no more of mine than I of yours,
    Or I of his, my lord, than you of mine.
    —William Shakespeare (1564–1616)