Thomas Moore


Born
in Dublin, Ireland
May 28, 1779

Died
February 25, 1852

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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," though in his own day, his oriental romance Lalla Rookh was considered his major work. He was close friends with Lord Byron, and wrote the first major biography of the poet. In his lifetime he was often referred to as "Anacreon" Moore.

Thomas Moore was born at 12 Aungier Street in Dublin, Ireland. over his father's grocery shop, his father being from the Kerry Gaeltacht and his mother, Anastasia Codd, from Wexford. He had two younger sisters, Kate and Ellen.

Average rating: 4.07 · 3,199 ratings · 354 reviews · 450 distinct works
Lalla Rookh

3.63 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1800 — 87 editions
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The Complete Poems Of Sir T...

4.50 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1895 — 4 editions
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Moore's Irish Melodies: The...

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The Poetical Works of Thoma...

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The Complete Poems of Sir T...

4.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2009 — 10 editions
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Life of Lord Byron With His...

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The Loves Of The Angels: A ...

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The Odes of Anacreon

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Tis the Last Rose of Summer

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Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 3 ...

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More books by Thomas Moore…
“A soul mate is someone to whom we feel profoundly connected, as though the communication and communing that take place between us were not the product of intentional efforts, but rather a divine grace. This kind of relationship is so important to the soul that many have said there is nothing more precious in life.”
Thomas Moore

“It may help us, in those times of trouble, to remember that love is not only about relationship, it is also an affair of the soul.”
Thomas Moore, Care of the Soul: Guide for Cultivating Depth and Sacredness in Everyday Life

“Go where we may, rest where we will,
Eternal London haunts us still.”
Thomas Moore

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