Herrick, Robert, 1591-1674

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English poet.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, St. Johns [College], to his uncle, Sir William Herrick, ca. 1615/16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270472202

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referencedIn EGMONT PAPERS. Vol. CXCII (ff. i+169). Egmont MS. 255. Commonplace book of Sir John Perceval, 1st Bart., probably compiled while at Magdalene College, Cambridge; 1646-1649, n.d. The chief contents are poems, mostly with no indication of authorship, a..., 1646-1649 British Library
creatorOf Coulthard, Jean, 1908-2000. Threnode : a song of sorrow / words by Robt. Herrick ; [music by] Jean Coulthard. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Clarke, Ernest, Sir, 1856-1923. Paper by Mr. Ernest Clarke on May-day in merrie England ; A lecture on rural festivities : typescript, 1897, 1898. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Hill, Mirrie, 1892-1986,. Let your song be delicate [music] / music by Mirrie Hill ; words by John Shaw Neilson. Caprice / Mirrie Hill ; words by Hugh McRae. Grace for a child / Mirrie Hill ; words by Robert Herrick. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Herrick, Robert, 1591-1674. Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, St. Johns [College], to his uncle, Sir William Herrick, ca. 1615/16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Raskin, Ellen. Poems of Robert Herrick : production material. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Frackenpohl, Arthur Roland, 1924-. A child's present to his child saviour : for mezzo-soprano and piano / poem [by] Robert Herrick (1591-1674) ; music [by] Arthur Frackenpohl. SUNY College at Potsdam, F.W. Crumb Memorial Library
creatorOf Brumby, Colin, 1933-,. Five Tudor lyrics : for SATB unaccompanied chorus [music] / by Colin Brumby ; [words by W. Shakespeare and Robert Herrick]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Dempster, Allan H. To meadows [music] / words by Robert Herrick ; music by Allan H. Dempster. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Damon, S. Foster (Samuel Foster), 1893-1971. Musical compositions, 1908-192?. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. LXXVIII. Secular and sacred vocal and instrumental music; after 1813 (watermark)-1849, n.d. Full, vocal, chorus or instrumental scores. Partly autograph but mostly copies, in the hand of Vincent Novello except where stated. f..., 1813-1849 British Library
referencedIn POETICAL MISCEI,LANY, with a few prose pieces. Among the writers whose names or initials are given are.-H. N. [Henry Noel ?]. ff. 1, 1 b, 24 b, 140 b, 172 b, 173, 176. John Cleveland. ff. 5-8, 17 b, 62, 66 b, 154-158 b. Capt. [Richard] Lovelace: Ver..., 1638-1655 British Library
creatorOf Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862. Thoughts on books : autograph notebook signed : Cambridge, Mass., [ca. 1836-1839]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Garnett, Louise Ayres. Anthea / [words by] Robert Herrick ; [music by] Louise Ayres Garnett. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Hartmann, Arthur, 1881-1956. A child's grace : for voice and piano / by Arthur Hartmann. University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, Sibley Music Library
referencedIn Lutyens Collection. Vol. ccclx. Music by other composers and unidentified works not in the hand of Elisabeth Lutyens as follows:_ ff. 52.1. Orchestration Charts [in the hand of Edward Clark?]; n.d. 235 x 300mm.2. Tess's Tune : 'The Morn was Gay', ..., 1957 British Library
creatorOf Jordan, William, fl. 1674-1687. Poetical miscellany of William Jordan, 1674-1687. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Stephen Oliver: Shorter secular vocal works, 1965-1987 British Library
creatorOf MacKenzie, Ron,. Mistresspieces : for S.A.T.B. [music] / Ron MacKenzie ; [words] Robert Herrick. Libraries Australia
referencedIn NOVELLO COLLECTION. Vol. CXXIV B. (ff. i+4) 'Three songs to Julia' (words, Robert Herrick); [1960]. Published London: Novello, 1960.Robert Herrick, poet: 'Three songs to Julia', music by Sir G. Dyson , words by Robert Herrick: 1960., 1960 British Library
creatorOf Hammond, Richard, 1896-1980. Elizabethan cantata : for solists, chorus and orchestra : on poems of the Elizabethan poets / by Richard Hammond. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Hamilton, Edward Walter. "'A lesson from nature' / To / 'Alice in Wonderland' / words by R. Herrick / set to music by / EWHamilton." Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn BAX COLLECTION. Vol. LVI. Songs; 1911-1927. ff. 55. Largest size 365 x 270mm. 1. ff. 1-2. 'Das Tote Kind' (words, J. P. Meyer); 1911. 2. ff. 3-5. 'The splendour falls' (words, Tennyson); 1912-1917. 3. ff. 6-14. 'Three Rondels' (words, Chaucer): 'Your..., 1911-1927 British Library
creatorOf Gideon, Miriam, 1906-1996. The shooting starres defend thee : a song cycle for high voice, flute, violin, cello / Miriam Gideon ; on poems by Robert Herrick, Thomas Carew, Samuel Menashe. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Frost, Robert, 1874-1963. Inscription on box cover. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn 1966-1982, n.d.1. ‘Counting the Beats’ (Graves), op.60, no. 4,; 1966. Autograph and dye-line copy.2. ‘Hail Holy Queen’; 1970. Draft and [ink?] score (and ink first page of no. 3)3. Chinese Songs, op.78; 1971. Sketches, partial drafts etc; annotated d..., 1966-1982 British Library
creatorOf Donne, John, 1572-1631. Poetical commonplace book, ca. 1650. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Songs and instrumental music by Muriel Herbert, 1913-1924 British Library
creatorOf Gideon, Miriam, 1906-1996. Poet to poet : a song cycle for high voice and piano / Miriam Gideon ; on poems by Robert Herrick, Lord Byron, Swinburne. McGill University Library
creatorOf Smith, Leland, 1925-. Advice to young ladies : eight poems from Hesperides (1648) : set for women's chorus with clarinet, violin, and violoncello (or with piano) / by Leland Smith ; [words] by Robert Herrick. Mills College, F. W. Olin Library
referencedIn Sloane 1446Paper, 4to., ff. 94, XVII Century.A collection of miscellaneous poetry, consisting of Epitaphs, Sonnets, etc.p. of MS. — Printed116 — ed Lond. 1657, pp. 11. 58.165 — ed Lond. 1657, p. 17.114 — ed Lond. 1657, p. 18.115 — ed Lond. 1657, p. 1... British Library
creatorOf Huss, Henry Holden, 1862-1953. I dare not ask a kiss : canzonet / poem by Robert Herrick ; music by Henry Holden Huss. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Matt Phillips collection of prints and drawings, 1953-2009 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Brumby, Colin, 1933-. In the hour of my distress : SATB and organ or piano [music] / words by Robert Herrick ; music by Colin Brumby. Libraries Australia
referencedIn COLLECTION Of Poems and Songs, transcribed at various periods in the xviith century. The names of the authors mentioned are: Wil. Munsey, Sir John Suckling, Bishop Corbett, Sir Sampson Darell, Tho. Cary, Thomas Randolph, Sir Simeon Steward, An. Towns..., 17th century-1733 British Library
referencedIn Stephen Oliver Collection, 1955-1995 British Library: Music Collections
creatorOf TRUMBULL PAPERS. Vol. CCXXXVII (ff. 138). Family and occasional verse; circa 1625-1726, n.d. Partly autograph drafts. Partly Latin and French. While several of these pieces date from the reign of Charles I, most belong to the period between the Resto..., 1595-1726 British Library
referencedIn ENGLISH POEMS, by various writers of the time of Charles the First; including Dr. Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, W. Stroud, T. Stockwell, Humphrey Hyde, William Angier, R. Herrick, Thomas Mottershed, Dr. Corbett, etc., f. 2. Reversing the volume: Extracts ..., 17th century British Library
creatorOf William Busch: vocal works, 1930-1944 British Library
creatorOf Sapp, Allen, 1922-1999. The lady and the lute : a song cycle for soprano and piano : 1952 [i.e. 1957] / by Allen Sapp ; texts by Robert Herrick. SUNY at Buffalo, University at Buffalo
referencedIn Rice, Wallace, 1859-1939. Correspondence, 1899-1906. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Lutyens Collection. Vol. ccxxxi. 'Chimes and Cantos' (words, Robert Herrick), for baritone solo, trumpets, trombones, violins, double-basses and percussion, [op. 86]; 1972. Pencil and ink sketches (ff. 1-2); -fair copy full score in pencil (ff. 3..., 1972 British Library
creatorOf Huss, Henry Holden, 1862-1953. I dare not ask a kiss : canzonet for women's chorus, I & II sop. & alto / poem by Robert Herrick ; music by Henry Holden Huss. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Meyerowitz, Jan, 1913-1998. Upon Julia's voice / a poem by Robert Herrick (1648) ; composéd by Jan Meyerowitz (1954). The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
referencedIn [Poems], [ca. 1620-1640]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Arnell, Richard, 1917-2009. Reach with your whiter hands : op. 29, no. 1 / (Robert Herrick) ; [music by] Richard Arnell. University of Michigan
creatorOf John Gerrard Williams Collection: Vocal Works, 1911-approximately 1924 British Library
referencedIn MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982. Letter [manuscript] : Hobe Sound, Florida, to John Norbutt, n.y. January 25. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Littlejohn, J. (Joan). Counsel to girls / [poem by] Robert Herrick ; [music by] J. Littlejohn. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor. A child's grace / Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson ; poem [by] Robert Herrick. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
creatorOf Phillips, Matt, 1927-. Matt Phillips collection of prints and drawings, 1953-2010. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn BAX COLLECTION. Vol. LIII. Early songs; 1900-1905. ff. i+47. Largest size 365 x 265. 1. ff. 1-6. 'Wanting is – what' (words, Robert Browning); 1900. 2. ff. 7-8. 'To daffodils' (words, Robert Herrick); 1900. 3. ff. 9-12. 'A Serenade of Spring-time' ; ..., 1895-1907 British Library
referencedIn Alston, Tobias, 1620-ca. 1639. [Commonplace book], [ca. 1639]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Sapp, Allen, 1922-1999. Eight songs for soprano and harpsichord / [music by] Allen Sapp ; to texts of Robert Herrick. SUNY at Buffalo, University at Buffalo
creatorOf Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834. Commonplace book, [ca. 1805-1808]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn POETICAL PIECES, chiefly social, but some political, of the time of James I. and Charles I. The writers quoted are Dr. [Richard] Corbet, William Stroud, Ben Jonson, Francis Beaumont, Henry Blound, Robert Herrick, James Shirley, William Davenant, Zouc..., 17th century British Library
referencedIn Nef, John U. (John Ulric), 1899-1988. John U. and Elinor Castle Nef papers, 1916-1921. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn [Commonplace book], 1822-1827. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Hill, Mirrie, 1892-1986,. Four songs for voice and string quartet [music] / Mirrie Hill. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Vol. III (ff. 482). 1868, 1869.Robert Herrick, poet: Letters rel. to W. C. Hazlitt's edition of his works: 1869.Reverend Thomas Warton, the younger: Letters ref. to W. C. Hazlitt's edition of his History of English Poetry: 1868.William Browne, poet: ..., 1868-1869 British Library
creatorOf Brings, Allen. A Herrick suite : for chorus and orchestra : Corinna's going a Maying / [music by] Allen Brings ; [text by] Robert Herrick. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Sutherland, Theodora. Upon a virgin kissing a rose [music] / words by Robert Herrick ; music by Theodora Sutherland (Austen). Libraries Australia
creatorOf Songs by Muriel Herbert, 1929-1962 British Library
creatorOf Griffith, Richard, d. 1788. Poetical miscellany [manuscript], ca. 1640. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Dempster, Allan H. Music manuscript. Libraries Australia
creatorOf McClure, Lee. Litany to the Holy Spirit : for mixed voices, S.A.T.B., and piano / music by Lee McClure ; text by Robert Herrick. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Gideon, Miriam, 1906-1996. Sweet western wind : for chorus / Miriam Gideon ; [text by] Robert Herrick. McGill University Library
referencedIn Books from the library of Amos Bronson Alcott, 1579-1893. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Toye, Francis, b. 1883. Gather ye rosebuds / words by Herrick ; music by Francis Toye. Cornell University Library
creatorOf VAUGHAN WILLIAMS MANUSCRIPTS (SECOND COLLECTION). Vol. VI. Early songs; [1892]-1896, n.d. ff. 76. Largest size 379 x 278mm. 1. ff. 1-10v. 'Crossing the Bar' (words: Alfred, Lord Tennyson); [1892?]. (a) First setting for voice and piano. ff. 1-8; (b) ..., 1891-1903 British Library
creatorOf Brings, Allen. A Herrick suite : for chorus and orchestra : To live merrily, and to trust to good verses / [music by] Allen Brings ; [text by] Robert Herrick. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Sutherland, Theodora. Upon a child [music] / words by Robert Herrick ; music by Theodora Sutherland. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Gethen, Felix. To daffodils [music] / poem by: Robert Herrick ; music by: Felix Gethen. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Newlin, Dika, 1923-2006. Lost love / Dika Newlin. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900. "4-part Song. A.S. Sullivan / 1857" : autograph manuscript, 1857. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909. Letter [1891 Dec, London] to [A. W. Pollard, n.p.] University of Michigan
creatorOf Carter, Elliott, 1908-. To music / Elliott Carter ; poem by Robert Herrick. Library of Congress
referencedIn Llewelyn Powys: Commonplace Book, 1934-1935 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf Adolphe, Bruce. Songs of Herrick : tenor and piano / music by Bruce Adolphe to poems by Robert Herrick. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
creatorOf Day, Matthew, 1574-1661,. Commonplace book of Matthew Day [manuscript], ca. 1650. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Ayton, Robert, Sir, 1570-1638. Commonplace book, [ca. 1634]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn BAX COLLECTION. Vol. LI. ff. i+12. 360 x 265mm. 1. ff. i, 1-7. 'Walsinghame', for tenor, chorus and orchestra (words, 16th cent.); 1926. Vocal score. With pencil printer's annotations. Published Murdoch, Murdoch & Co., 1927. 2. ff. 8-12. 'Eternity', ..., 1926-1934 British Library
creatorOf Smith, Leland C. Advice to young ladies : eight poems from Hesperides (1648) : set for women's chorus with clarinet, violin, and violoncello (or with piano) / [music] by Leland Smith ; [words] by Robert Herrick. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Hamilton, David, 1955-. Ode to the birth of Our Saviour / David Hamilton ; [text, Robert Herrick.] National Library of New Zealand
creatorOf Tremain, Ronald, 1923-1998. Three mystical songs for mezzo-soprano and strings [music]. 2, Eternity / [music] by Ronald Tremain ; [words by] Robert Herrick. National Library of New Zealand
referencedIn Lutyens Collection. Vol. cciv. ff. 40.1. 'Nightingales' (words, Robert Bridges); n.d. Ink score. (ff. 1-3). 315 x 235mm.2. 'Proud Music of the Storm' (words, Walt Whitman), for TATB; n.d. Ink score. (ff. 4-5). 355 x 260mm.3. 'Rose kissed me today..., 1970-1974 British Library
creatorOf Bradlee, Josiah. English songs : manuscript, [18--?] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1079. Christopher Shaw Collection: Vol. ii. ‘Garden songs’, also known as ‘In praise of gardens’, cantata for tenor solo, chorus, organ and piano; 1975, revised and orchestrated 1977-78. Full score of original version (ff. 1-38) and orchest..., 1975-1978 British Library
creatorOf Brumby, Colin, 1933-. Litany to the Holy Spirit [music] / Colin Brumby ; [words by] Robert Herrick. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Gideon, Miriam, 1906-1996. To music : for voice and piano (high, medium, and low versions), 1957 / Miriam Gideon ; [words by Robert Herrick]. McGill University Library
creatorOf Basse, William, d. ca. 1653. Commonplace book, [ca. 1630]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Blomfield, Graham, 1935-1964. To daffodils [music] / G. Blomfield. Libraries Australia
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associatedWith Adolphe, Bruce. person
associatedWith Alcott, Amos Bronson, 1799-1888 person
associatedWith Alston, Tobias, 1620-ca. 1639. person
associatedWith Arnell, Richard, 1917-2009. person
associatedWith Blomfield, Graham, 1935-1964. person
associatedWith Bradlee, Josiah. person
associatedWith Brings, Allen. person
associatedWith Brumby, Colin, 1933-, person
associatedWith Carter, Elliott, 1908- person
associatedWith Clarke, Ernest, Sir, 1856-1923. person
associatedWith Coulthard, Jean, 1908-2000. person
associatedWith Damon, S. Foster (Samuel Foster), 1893-1971. person
associatedWith Day, Matthew, 1574-1661, person
associatedWith Dempster, Allan H. person
associatedWith Frackenpohl, Arthur Roland, 1924- person
associatedWith Frost, Robert, 1874-1963. person
associatedWith Garnett, Louise Ayres. person
associatedWith Gethen, Felix. person
associatedWith Gideon, Miriam, 1906-1996. person
associatedWith Hamilton, David, 1955- person
associatedWith Hamilton, Edward Walter. person
associatedWith Hammond, Richard, 1896-1980. person
associatedWith Hartmann, Arthur, 1881-1956. person
associatedWith Herrick, William, Sir, person
associatedWith Hill, Mirrie, 1892-1986, person
associatedWith Houghton, Arthur Amory, Jr., 1906- person
associatedWith Huss, Henry Holden, 1862-1953. person
associatedWith Jordan, William, fl. 1674-1687. person
associatedWith Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834. person
associatedWith Littlejohn, J. (Joan) person
associatedWith MacKenzie, Ron, person
associatedWith MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982. person
associatedWith McClure, Lee. person
associatedWith Meyerowitz, Jan, 1913-1998. person
associatedWith Nef, John U. (John Ulric), 1899-1988. person
associatedWith Newlin, Dika, 1923-2006. person
associatedWith Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor. person
associatedWith Phillips, Matt, 1927- person
associatedWith Powys, Llewelyn person
associatedWith Raskin, Ellen. person
associatedWith Rice, Wallace, 1859-1939. person
associatedWith Sapp, Allen, 1922-1999. person
associatedWith Smith, Leland, 1925- person
associatedWith Smith, Leland C. person
associatedWith Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900. person
associatedWith Sutherland, Theodora. person
associatedWith Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909. person
associatedWith Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862. person
associatedWith Toye, Francis, b. 1883. person
associatedWith Tremain, Ronald, 1923-1998 person
associatedWith Wightman, Julia P., person
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Death 1674

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