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Irish poet, lyricist, and singer who became famous for his lyrics to the popular song “The Last Rose of Summer.” He is also known for “The Minstrel Boy” and numerous other works.
The son of a Dublin grocer, he studied law in London.
His poems were set to music by Benjamin Britten, Robert Schumann, and other prominent composers.
How did Thomas Moore die?
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|Age of death||72 years|
|Birthday||May 28, 1779|
|Death date||February 25, 1852|
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"Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot."Thomas Moore
"Though an angel should write, still 'tis devils must print."Thomas Moore
"No, there's nothing half so sweet in life as love's young dream."Thomas Moore
"Disguise our bondage as we will, 'Tis woman, woman, rules us still."Thomas Moore
"The light, that lies In woman's eyes, Has been my heart's undoing."Thomas Moore