Walt Whitman – Rare 1890 recording of him reading [Poetry]

May 30, 2014 — 1 Comment

 

Walt Whitman 1872

Tomorrow, May 31, is the birthday of Walt Whitman, born 1819…

I just encountered this recording of Walt Whitman’s poem “America” that is supposed to be read by Whitman himself in 1890.

This poem is found in the collection LEAVES OF GRASS…
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[ Read Walt Whitman’s poem “I Hear America Singing” ]