Rainer Maria Rilke

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Noun1.Rainer Maria Rilke - German poet (born in Austria) whose imagery and mystic lyricism influenced 20th-century German literature (1875-1926)
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Tall Ships Rivers and Sea (MWM Music) is released as part of the Northumbria Anthology and has contributions by Sting, pictured, and Jimmy Nail (together on Water of Tyne), Alex Glasgow (Dance te yer Daddy) and Billy Fane (Bobby Shaftoe, Sally Gee, The Sandgate Girl's Lament and Winkle Pickin' Willie).
Supporters say the song, a girl's lament for her lover who has been exiled for stealing corn during the Irish famine, is an inoffensive folk song.