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  1. a short piece of writing or a poem about a dead person, esp. one written on a tombstone (= the stone over the place where someone is buried) (Definition of epitaph from the Cambridge Academic Content .
  2. Aug 01,  · countable noun An epitaph is a short piece of writing about someone who is dead, often carved on their grave. More Synonyms of epitaph COBUILD Advanced English Dictionary.
  3. Epitaph, an inscription in verse or prose upon a tomb; and, by extension, anything written as if to be inscribed on a tomb. Probably the earliest surviving are those of the ancient Egyptians, written on the sarcophagi and coffins.
  4. "Epitaph" (from the Greek word Epitaphios - Επιτάφιος) is the third track from the British progressive rock band King Crimson's debut album, In the Court of the Crimson King. The song makes heavy use of the mellotron, and as with the first track, "21st Century Schizoid Man", the song's lyrics have a distinctly dystopian feel to them.
  5. About “Epitaph” 1 contributor The story about an old man in his last days living, how he remembers his life with nostalgia; and how one day, everyone will end up the same way. It is a very peculiar.
  6. Mar 21,  · "The epitaph flourished in the 17th century when writers struggled over the cultural function of the dead From the mid 18th to the early 19th century, the most important poetic epitaphs seek new ways of validating the importance of the dead." (Joshua Scodel, The English Poetic Epitaph. Cornell Univ. Press, ).
  7. Written by band lyricist and co-founder Peter Sinfield, “Epitaph” is a dystopian ballad that is noted for its heavy use of mellotron and Greg Lake’s emotional vocals. The subtitle for this track is.
  8. Epitaph (Volumes I & II) presents recordings of BBC sessions from the period immediately preceding the launch of the album and US live performances from November and December Included is a complete performance from the final run of gigs at the legendary Fillmore West in San Francisco/5(53).

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