Lee Bo( Chinese poet-lyricist)
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Li Bai, or Li Taiba (701-762), Chinese poet-lyricist. Born in Chinese Turkistan (now the province of Sichuan). The meaning of life the poet saw in the liberation from the shackles of mortal world, . for which ascended to the mountain, . closer to the sky (the poem "The Temple at the top", . "Dreams of the heavenly country" and "Song of Lu Shan Mountain"); imbued a sense of unity with the environment and reflected on the transience of worldly fame ( "Mount Tszintin", . "In the hermit's cell is missing"); enjoyed the love of beautiful women and constantly indulged himself with wine ( "Under the moonlight alone drink"),
In many legends about the life authentically Li Bo knows very little. Since twenty years, with a few interruptions, he led a vagabond, bohemian lifestyle. His first trip, undertaken to 725, passed through the valleys in the lower reaches of the Yangtze River, where he performed meditation in historic places ( "The Ruins of the palace Gus"), indulged himself with wine and indulged in love ( "Women of Yue"). After 735 he traveled to the north and tied so important in his life friendship with the poet Du Fu.
Then, Li Bai was called up for service in the court of Emperor Xuan Zong, but from his works ( "Ms. Yang Guyfey on the imperial peony festival") shows that for the sake of poetry, he ignored the court etiquette. Pride and originality of nature amassed his enemies, and after three years of service at court (742-744) poet was forced to continue wandering. At 757 for participation in rebellion An Lushan (755-762) was ousted in Elan (Guizhou Province). As described in the poem "The Lake Tundin," he went on a long journey to the west, but the conviction was overturned, and Li Bo finished his days in a 762 with a relative who served as a magistrate. Li Bo described his life in the autobiographical poem "A Friend wei, the good ruler Qiang Si". Four Li Bai's poem ( "drinking song earthly vale," "On youth," "On Beauty", "Spring feast") is widely known for symphonic oratorio Mahler's "Song of Earth" (1907-1908).