The story of John Brown has influenced many writers of songs, poems and plays. Here is a short list of some of the works.
"At John Brown's Grave" by Joseph Cook, LL. D.
"John Brown" by P.H. Matthews
"The Fate of Old John Brown" Air: John Anderson My Jo
Stephen Vincent Benet's "John Brown's Body"
William Branch's "In Splendid Error"
Barrie Stavis' "Harper's Ferry"
Julia Davis' "The Anvil"