The Great Poets – Robert Burns
The 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns (1759-1796), one of the most popular of poets, is celebrated in 2009. A pioneer of the Romantic movement, works such as A Red, Red Rose, A Man’s a Man for a’ That and the ubiquitous Auld Lang Syne, have made him an international figure. Naxos AudioBooks’ popular Great Poets series marks the anniversary with a CD bringing together all the key works.
Audiobook Details:Author: Robert Burns
Read by: Forbes Masson
Audiobook Type: selections
Publisher: Naxos Audiobooks
Running time (hh:mm:ss): 01:18:29
Download size: 32 MB
About the Reader
Forbes Masson has appeared in many Shakespearean productions, including Hamlet, Macbeth, and Twelfth Night for the RSC; and he played The Fool in the Liverpool Playhouse/Young Vic production of King Lear. His television appearances include Eastenders, Monarch of the Glen and No Holds Bard. He has also been the voice of Arthur Conan Doyle in A Life in Letters and James Boswell in To Throw Down God, both on BBC Radio 4.