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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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"Ask a woman's advice, and whatever she advises, Do the very reverse and you're sure to be wise."Thomas Moore
"Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot."Thomas Moore
"No, there's nothing half so sweet in life as love's young dream."Thomas Moore
"This wretched brain gave way, and I became a wreck at random driven, without one glimpse of reason or heaven."Thomas Moore
"A pretty wife is something for the fastidious vanity of a roue to retire upon."Thomas Moore