Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran was born in 1883 in Lebanon and died in New York in 1931. His family emigrated to the United States in 1895. In his early teens, the artistry of Gibran's drawings caught the eye of his teachers and he was introduced to the avant-garde Boston artist, photographer, and publisher Fred Holland Day, who encouraged and supported Gibran in his creative endeavors. A publisher used some of Gibran’s drawings for book covers in 1898, and Gibran held his first art exhibition in 1904 in Boston. In 1908, Gibran went to study art with Auguste Rodin in Paris for two years, and he later studied art in Boston. While most of Gibran’s early writing was in Arabic, most of his work published after 1918 was in English. Gibran’s best-known work is The Prophet, a book composed of 28 poetic essays.

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Author: Kahlil Gibran | Narrator: Paul Sparer
Release Date: February 19, 2008
THE PROPHET is Kahlil Gibran’s masterpiece, his most celebrated statement about the truths of the human experience.Gibran considered THE PROPHET to be his greatest achievement. First published in 1923, THE PROPHET has been translated into more ...
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ISBN: 9781415948736
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