William Butler Yeats
- The album Now & In Time to Be features the works of Yeats performed by various artists.
- The song A Bad Dream by Keane is based on the poem "An Irish Airman Foresees His Death"
- "Those Dancing Days Are Gone" and "Before the World Was Made" are both performed by Carla Bruni on the album No Promises
- "Song Of Wandering Aengus" was performed by Donovan, Judy Collins, Chris Thompson and many more.
- Loreena McKennitt has set two Yeats poems to music:
- "Stolen Child"
- "The Two Trees"
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Famous quotes by william butler yeats:
“Things said or done long years ago,
Or things I did not do or say
But though that I might say or do,
Weigh me down, and not a day
But something is recalled,
My conscience or my vanity appalled.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)