George Gordon, Lord Byron
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Volunteers bring you 12 recordings of The Castled Crag of Drachenfels, by George Gordon, Lord Byron.
This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for September 5, 2021.
The Castled Crag at Drachenfels is a 4-verse poem embedded in Canto 3 of Childe Harold's Pilgrimage by Lord Byron. It is thought to be addressed to his half-sister Augusta Leigh, by whom he was believed to have fathered a child.The Drachenfels crag overlooks the town of Kornigswinter on the river Rhine in Germany, just south of Bonn.