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Tom Moore

Person  Male  Born 28/5/1779  Died 25/2/1852

Categories: Music / songs, Poetry

Countries: Ireland

Irish poet, singer and songwriter. Born Dublin. Studied law at the Middle Temple. A sample of one of his ballads:

'Tis the last rose of summer
Left blooming alone;
All her lovely companions
Are faded and gone.

Byron, a friend, wrote:

What are you doing now,
Oh Thomas Moore?
Sighing or suing now,
Rhyming or wooing now,
Billing or cooing now,
Which, Thomas Moore?

Died at home in Wiltshire.

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London County Council Tom Moore, 1779 - 1852, poet, lived here.

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