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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, widowed twice, was the most beloved poet in the world, an internationally respected scholar, and a single father of five. He immortalized his three precious daughters in his great poem "The Children's Hour,”...
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The Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Bicentennial Observance November 24, 2007
The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
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"ST. MARTINVILLE ---It's been 250 years since the Acadians, the ancestors of today's Cajuns, were driven from their homes in Canada, and the Acadian Memorial is commemorating Le Grand Derangement...."
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"In conjunction with the first annual Longfellow Days, the Brunswick Bed and Breakfast will hold a Longfellow Dinner...."
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"For a short duration, Dr. Layne Longfellow actually resurrected his distant relative, poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, last week. He delighted visitors to the Memorial Church at Grand Pre with memories and the words of the author of Evangeline."
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"The 20 of us at King's Theatre last Thursday night truly were privileged to hear Layne Longfellow on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow."
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"Layne Longfellow is bringing the story of Evangeline home to Nova Scotia this weekend. Longfellow, member of the
Speaker's Hall of Fame and distant relative of one of America's most beloved poets, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, will read the Acadian love story in Windsor on Sunday."
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"The concert will feature Longfellow reciting H.W.'s poetry while Hoppé and company — local musicians Devin Kim on cello, Sandy Schwoebel on flute, Bernadette Allbaugh on clarinet and soprano Heidi Fielding — perform the soundtrack."
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"We are here tonight to honor a man who was called the 'Poet of the People,'" said Layne Longfellow, a distant relative of the poet. "He was the most popular poet in the world."
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the Wayside Inn
"Following in the footsteps of his famous relative, Layne Longfellow has helped bring the story of the Acadians to light."
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"There is nothing of the stuffy academic in Dr. Layne Longfellow. Instead, the
scholar uses music, photos and personal anecdotes to bring to life the works of his famous ancestor. About 200 Fort Kent Community High School students and teachers attended his interactive presentation
at the University of Maine.."
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"It’s high time that the sense and the sound of this major American voice were brought
freshly to our ears."
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