Kahlil Gibran

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Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931) artist, poet and writer was born 'Khalil Gibran' in Bsharri, Lebanon to Khalil Gibran and Kamila Rahmeh. The family emigrated to America in 1895. Gibran is chiefly known for his inspirational book 'The Prophet' first published in 1923. He died in New York City 1931 aged 48.

Written next to Gibran's grave in Lebanon are the words "I am alive like you, and I am standing beside you. Close your eyes and look around, you will see me in front of you."

Photographer - F. Holland Day
Norwood, Massachusetts 1896
Date & Place: in Norwood, Norfolk County, Massachusetts United States
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Jan 6, 1883 - Apr 10, 1931
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