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Khalil Gibran

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Khalil Gibran

Mibait Gibrān Khalīl Gibrān bin Mikhā'īl bin Sa'ad
Eneru 6 1883(1883-01-06)
Bsharri, Ottoman Syria
Kematayan Abril 10 1931 (maki edad a 48)
New York City, United States
Obra Poet, Painter, Sculptor, Writer, Philosopher, Theologian, Visual Artist
Bangsa Lebanese-American
Genres Poetry, Parable, Short Story
Pangimut pangliteratura Mahjar, New York Pen League
Bantug a obra The Prophet

I Khalil Gibran (mibait Gibran Khalil Gibran[1] bin Mikhā'īl bin Sa'ad; Arabu جبران خليل جبران بن ميکائيل بن سعد, Enero 6, 1883 – Abril 10, 1931[mangailangangan yang sitas/suporta]) a mayayaus muring Kahlil Gibran[2], metung yang talagulis, poeta, ampong talasulat a Lebanese American. Mibait ya king balen ning Bsharri a ngeni atiu king Lebanon (at kanita atiu king Ottoman Syria), minalis ya kayabe ning kayang pamilia king Estados Unidos nung nu ya megaral arte, at nung nu na inumpisan ing kayang carera king paniulat. Makikilala ya keraklan uling king kayang librung mibulalag aniang 1923, ing The Prophet, a serie da reng salese o essay a makasulat king prosang Ingles. Metung yang maranun a alimbawa ning inspirational fiction ing libru, a matalik misali lipat ning marimla dang pamanggap deng criticu, at sinikat yang ustu king 1960s counterculture.[3]


king Arabu:

  • Nubthah fi Fan Al-Musiqa (1905)
  • Ara'is al-Muruj (Nymphs of the Valley, also translated as Spirit Brides, 1906)
  • al-Arwah al-Mutamarrida (Spirits Rebellious, 1908)
  • al-Ajniha al-Mutakassira (Broken Wings, 1912)
  • Dam'a wa Ibtisama (A Tear and A Smile, 1914)
  • al-Mawakib (The Processions, 1919)
  • al-‘Awāsif (The Tempests, 1920)
  • al-Bada'i' waal-Tara'if (The New and the Marvellous,1923)

king Ingles, bayu ya mete:

  • The Madman (1918) (downloadable free version)
  • Twenty Drawings (1919)
  • The Forerunner (1920)
  • The Prophet, (1923)
  • Sand and Foam (1926)
  • Kingdom Of The Imagination (1927)
  • Jesus, The Son of Man (1928)
  • The Earth Gods (1931)

King Ingles, kaibat ning kamatayan na:

  • The Wanderer (1932)
  • The Garden of the Prophet(1933)
  • Lazarus and his Beloved (1933)
  • Prose and Poems (1934)
  • A Self-Portrait (1959)
  • Thought and Meditations (1960)
  • Spiritual sayings (1962)
  • Voice of the master (1963)
  • Mirrors of the Soul (1965)
  • The Vision (1994)
  • Eye of the Prophet (1995)


  • Beloved Prophet, The love letters of Khalil Gibran and Mary Haskell, and her private journal (1972, edited by Virginia Hilu)


Pamamanggit king popular a cultura



  • A phrase from The Prophet is read aloud by Norma Shearer's character in The Women (1939 film) just before her daughter gives her the information that sends her to get her husband back.
  • The Prophet is seen in the Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line when June Carter hands it to J.R. to read in the motel.
  • Gibran is quoted in South Central (film), "You may tie my hands with chains and my feet with shackles, and put me in the dark prison, but you shall not enslave my thinking, for it is free, like the breeze in the spacious sky."
  • Gibran's poem, For What is it to Die, is read during a funeral in Todd Field's 2001 film, In the Bedroom.
  • Lines from Gibran's poem "On Love" from his book "The Prophet" are read to a sleeping Rachel in the movie "The Poet" (US title "Hearts of War")


  • The Lebanese Tenor Gabriel Abdel Nour dedicated a complete album to Gibran, Gabriel Abdel Nour sings Gibran Khalil Gibran, where all the songs were extracts from Gibran's writings. Gabriel is the only singer to dedicate a complete album to Gibran.[mangailangangan yang sitas/suporta] He has celebrated as well the memorial of Gibran in different countries.
  • The song Broken Wings, a US #1 hit for the band Mr. Mister was inspired by Gibran's book of the same name.
  • The Egyptian Singer Tony Kaldas presented in 2008 Big Concerts Celebrating the Jubilee 125 Years of Gibran Khalil Gibran Birth in The Egyptian Opera House and in Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt. Also, he released two new songs from Gibran Words.[6]
  • Jazz saxophonist Jackie McLean's "Khalil the Prophet" is on his album Destination...Out! (1963) (Blue Note BLP 4165)
  • Brisbane based improvisational Jazz Quintet, The Neighbourhood Groove Collective, name 2 songs "The Firefly & the Stars" and "Love Crowns" on their second release titled "Pieces" inspired by imagery from the Prophet.
  • Jason Mraz's song "God Rests In Reason" on the album Selections For Friends features words from the poem "The Prophet"
  • The lyrics to David Bowie's "The Width of a Circle", off his album The Man Who Sold the World (1970), relates a surrealist scene in which the narrator and his doppelgänger seek the help of a blackbird, who just "laughed insane and quipped 'Khalil Gibran'".
  • Michigan experimental screamo outfit Men As Trees quote Gibran in the liner notes to their 2008 album, Weltschmerz: "We wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another day; and no sunrise finds us where sunset has left us."
  • Tyrannosaurus Rex's second album, Prophets, Seers & Sages – The Angels of the Ages, released in October 1968, was dedicated in Gibran's memory.
  • Guitarist Derek Trucks named his son Charles Khalil Trucks for saxophonist Charlie Parker, guitarist Charlie Christian, and Gibran.
  • His book The Prophet is mentioned in the Mad Season song, "River of Deceit". "My pain is self-chosen. At least, so The Prophet says".
  • The Chicago-based metal band Minsk's second album The Ritual Fires of Abandonment's lyrics are inspired by Gibran, who also is credited as an author of the lyrics in the CD booklet.
  • Khalil Gibran is briefly mentioned in the Common Market song; "Connect For".
  • Khalil Gibran is referenced in the Van Morrison song "Rave On John Donne"
  • Sweet Honey In The Rock's song "On Children" is a musical version of Khalil Gibran's poem by the same name.
  • Electronic band Children of the Bong use samples quoting from 'The Prophet' in their track 'The Veil'
  • Album on Atlantic Records (K50109 Stereo) (1974) *The Prophet" Kahlil Gibran "A Musical Interpretation Featuring Richard Harris" ~ Produced And Composed By Arif Mardin


  • Syrian mini-series titled "Gibran Khalil Gibran", broadcast on the Syrian state television in November 2008.
  • In the popular video game Deus Ex, one of the three possible ending quotes is Gibran's quote: "Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth..." The western spelling of his name, Khalil Gibran, was used to credit him.
  • Gibran is referenced briefly in the episode Wingmen of the show The Boondocks. When Huey (the central character) is asked by his grandfather to say something "deep", he recites part of the poem "On Pain" from The Prophet.
  • In the hit TV show One Tree Hill, Lucas Scott (Chad Michael Murray) quotes Gibran.
  • Gibran is referenced in the popular American sitcom Friends. Richard, played by Tom Selleck, quotes from the friendship passage of The Prophet during a meal with Chandler and Monica. (Season 6)
  • San Diego Padres shortstop Khalil Greene was named after Gibran.
  • In the 2000 TV Series The Invisible Man, main character Darien Fawkes quotes Gibran on the subject of parents and children in the season 2 episode "The Camp."
  • At the end of an episode of Criminal Minds, entitled "Perfect Storm", Gibran is quoted as saying "Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls. The most massive characters are seared with scars."
  • "Love has no other desire but to fulfil itself..." quoted in the novel Georgia by Leslie Pearse, page 571
  • Jodi Picoult quoted Gibran in one of her novels on one of the pages which contain just a quote, to begin another section of the story.Template:Vague


Ing Wikimedia Commons atin yang mediang maki kaugnayan kang/king:
  1. Gibran 1998: 12
  2. Gibran 1998: 29
  3. Acocella, Joan (January 7, 2008). "Prophet Motive". The New Yorker. Retrieved March 9, 2009.
  4. Gibran Memorial in Washington, DC. Archived from the original on 2009-04-14. Retrieved on 2009-11-11.
  5. Elmaz Abinader, Children of Al-Mahjar: Arab American Literature Spans a Century" Archived Agostu 30, 2000 at the Wayback Machine, U.S. Society & Values, February 2000
  6. Archive copy. Archived from the original on 2009-09-01. Retrieved on 2009-11-11.
  • Khalil Gibran and Ameen Rihani: Prophets of Lebanese-American Literature. Ed. by Naji B. Oueijan, et al. Louaize: Notre Dame Press, 1999.

Michael Corrigan mentions another writer's use of The Prophet in his grief memoir, A Year and a Day, published by the Idaho State University Press, 2008.

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