Thomas Moore

Poet, Author

1779 – 1852

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Who was Thomas Moore?

Thomas Moore was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel Boy" and "The Last Rose of Summer". He was responsible, with John Murray, for burning Lord Byron's memoirs after his death. In his lifetime he was often referred to as Anacreon Moore.

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Born
May 28, 1779
Dublin
Also known as
  • Мур, Томас
Spouses
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • Republic of Ireland
Profession
Education
  • Trinity College, Dublin
Lived in
  • County Dublin
  • Dublin
Died
Feb 25, 1852
Bromham

Submitted
on July 23, 2013