1762 – 1812
Who was Andrew Cherry?
The son of a bookseller in Limerick, Cherry was a successful actor, and managed theatres in the provinces. He also wrote some plays, of which The Soldier's Daughter is the best. His chief claim to remembrance rests on his three songs, "The Bay of Biscay", "The Dear Little Shamrock", and "Tom Moody".
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on July 23, 2013