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The “Death of Cock Robin”, also known as “The Death and Burial of Cock Robin” is a somewhat macabre English nursery rhyme describing the murder and the funeral of a robin. Various creatures, mostly birds, describe their parts in the death and burial of Cock Robin AUTHOR: unknown EARLIEST DATE: c. (Tom Thumb's Pretty Song Book volume II) KEYWORDS: bird death burial FOUND IN: US(Ap,MA,SE) Britain(Scotland(Aber)) REFERENCES (18 citations): GreigDuncan8 , "Cock Robin" (1 fragment, 1 tune).

Some scholars believe that Who Killed Cock Robin? is derived from the early Norse myth about the death of Balder, the god of summer sunlight and the incarnation of the life principle, who was slain by Hoder at Loki’s instigation. Others believe it is related to Robin Hood and the many offers of help received after his death. So it is in The Death and Burial of Cock Robin: Avian mourners perch on a leafless tree while others line up in pairs behind the coffin, heads lowered; several shed glass tears. The stuffed sparrow displays his bow and arrow, the owl grips a tiny shovel at the edge of the open grave, and the robin lies tucked inside an open, faded blue coffin.

Cock Robin, beloved by most, is murdered and the story is told as a nursery rhyme!Author: Anonymous. The death and burial of poor cock robin This old nursery rhyme is called “The death and burial of poor cock robin” — enjoy your reading! Rate this nursery rhyme: ( / 0 votes) “ Who killed Cock Robin?