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Literary card. Birth name: Robert Burness (to 1786) Date of birth: January 25, 1759 Place of birth: Alloway, Ayrshire, Scotland Date of death: July 21, 1796 Place of death: Dumfries, Scotland Citizenship: United Kingdom Occupation: poet Years of work: 1774-1796 Direction: Romanticism Genre: poetry, poems, songs, ballads, anthems, cantatas. Debut: O’ Once I Lov’d a Bonnie Lass (1774)
Birth of poet. Robert Burns was born on January 25, 1759 in Scotland. His father William Burnes or William Burness (11 November 1721 - 13 February 1784), the father of Robert Burns was the poet. He retained the spelling 'Burnes' throughout his life, however his son favoured the Ayrshire spelling of “Burns.” He trained as a gardener and then became a farmer. Burnes, a tall, shy, and reserved man, began building a two-roomed cottage on the nursery land at Alloway in 1757. On 15 December he married Agnes Broun, a farmer’s daughter and they remained together for 26 years, until his death. Burns’ birthplace at Alloway.
Agnes Broun (17 March 1732 – 14 January 1820), or Agnes Burnes was the mother of the poet Robert Burns. Agnes attended a dame school held in a weaver's cottage and learned the psalms by heart, picked up some basic reading skills, but writing was not part of her education and she never even learned to write her own name.
The poet’s childhood and education. There were seven children in the family, and Robert was the eldest. Robert was sent to school at the age of six, but his father could not pay for the two sons, Robert and his brother Gilbert attended school in turn. When not at school, the boys helped their father with his work in the fields. But soon teacher left them, and so Burns’ father invited a young teacher to teach the boys. When the teacher left, father taught the children himself. Reading and writing, arithmetic, English grammar, history, literature, French and Latin – that was Robert Burns’ education.
When Robert Burns came to Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, a new and enlarged edition of his poems was published. But soon Edinburgh society grew tired of him and forgot about the poet. Robert Burns left Edinburgh and returned to his native village with money enough to buy a farm and marry Jean Armour. Burns devoted to Jean many beautiful poems, such as “I love my Jean”, “Bonnie Jean”.
The poetry and songs of Robert Burns are famous all over world. Robert Burns’ poems and verses inspired Beethoven, Mendelssohn and other composers who wrote music to them. Burns is a democratic poet. He sympathy was with poor, that is why his funeral was attended by crowd of ten thousand. They were common Scottish people whom he had loved and whom he had written his poems and songs.