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Robert Burns

Robert Burns was born January 25, 1759, in the village of Alloway near Ayr. Famously considered Scotland’s national bard, his birthday is celebrated throughout Scotland. Born into a family of farmers, his poetry was often composed as he worked in the fields. His most famous songs and poems include To a Mouse, Tam O’ Shanter, and Scots Wae Hae. His works were first gathered and published as Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect in 1786. He died on July 21, 1796, at just thirty-seven.


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