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 Vincent” is one of my favorite songs by Don McLean, who wrote it as his respectful tribute to Vincent van Gogh, the Dutch post-impressionistartist. This song is also known by its opening line, “Starry Starry Night“, a reference to Van Gogh’s 1888 paintingThe Starry Night” or “De sterrennachtin Dutch. Don McLean wrote the lyric in 1971 after reading a book about the life of the Vincent van Gogh. Don McLean refers to various paintings by Vincent van Gogh in this song – the everlasting paintings that truly speak million words regarding Van Gogh’s amazing creativity and outstanding talent as an artist.

The Starry Night 1889 73.7 x 92.1 Museum of Mo...

The Starry Night 1889 73.7 x 92.1 Museum of Modern Art, New York City. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The song clearly highlights the respect and admiration for Van Gogh and his amazing work. The…

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Scientist by profession, with education from various Universities in India, England, Scotland, and U.S.A. Interests include Literature, Music, Photography, Social service, and understanding different cultures.
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