What is Thomas Moore?

  • (noun): Irish poet who wrote nostalgic and patriotic verse (1779-1852).
    Synonyms: Moore

Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore (28 May 1779 – 25 February 1852) 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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Wakefield Cathedral - Music
... Wakefield Cathedral Choir, directed by Thomas Moore assisted by Simon Earl (assistant director of music) and Daniel Justin (organ scholar), consists of boys, girls and men ... Wallbank 1945 Percy George Saunders 1970 - 2010 (Easter Day) Jonathan Bielby 2010 - present Thomas Moore Assistant organists 1896 - 1900 William Frederick Dunnill John Scott 1975 ...
Thomas Moore (Australian)
... Thomas Moore (1762–1840) was an early European settler in Australia ... It is believed Thomas Moore, as ships carpenter was the mainly responsible for its construction ... was built by Thomas Moore at Sydney Cove ...
Thomas Moore - List of Works
... Odes of Anacreon (1800) Poetical Works of the Late Thomas Little, Esq ... of Irish Melodies, 5 (December 1813) A Collection of the Vocal Music of Thomas Moore (1814) A Selection of Irish Melodies, 6 (1815, April or after) Sacred Songs, 1 (June 1816) Lines on the ... Irish Melodies, 7 (1 October 1818) To Sir Hudson Lowe (Examiner, 4 October 1818) The Works of Thomas Moore (6 vols.) (1819) Tom Crib's Memorial to Congress (March ...
Edward Bunting - The Ancient Music of Ireland (1840)
... hands of Sir John Stevenson, the arranger for Thomas Moore's extremely popular Irish Melodies series ... While complimenting Moore's “elegant” poetry, Bunting “saw with pain, and still deplores the fact, that in these new Irish melodies, the work of the poet was accounted of so paramount an ... Contrary to Thomas Moore's belief that modernity can be ascribed to all of the best native Irish airs, Bunting would put forth that the best airs are ancient and ...
Heytesbury (UK Parliament Constituency) - Members of Parliament - 1640–1832
... Second party April 1640 Sir John Berkeley Thomas Moore November 1640 Edward Ashe Parliamentarian Thomas Moore Parliamentarian December 1648 Moore excluded in Pride's Purge – seat vacant ... William Wickham July 1802 Charles Abbot Viscount Kirkwall December 1802 Dr Charles Moore 1806 Charles Abbot Sir William Pierce Ashe A'Court January 1807 Dr ...

Famous quotes containing the words moore and/or thomas:

    It is only to the happy that tears are a luxury.
    —Thomas Moore (1779–1852)

    Hell in a horn of sulphur and the cloven myth,
    All heaven in a midnight of the sun,
    A serpent fiddled in the shaping-time.
    —Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)