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Footnotes to "Night Music"

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The Man Who Wrote Danny Boy

"... in some perfect refrain like the man who wrote Danny Boy
No one knows who wrote the Irish traditional LINK:Danny Boy. We only know that the words were written by Frederick Weatherly.

"... with Shakespeare and Bach ...
LINK:William Shakespeare (1564-1616), English dramatist and poet who is generally considered the greatest English playwright of all time.
LINK:Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), German composer whose music epitomises the Baroque polyphonic style.

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