Monday, May 25, 2009

May 25 Birthday: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson
May 25, 1803-April 27, 1882

Paths to Peace: People Who Changed the World by Jane Breskin Zalben (Dutton, 2006)

Buddies with Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry David Thoreau, Emerson had a great influence on the Transcendentalist movement.

An Emerson bio and samples of his work are featured on Thomas Hampson’s I Hear America Singing page at