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Thomas Moore
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Born: May 28, 1779

Died: February 25, 1852 (aged 72)

Nationality: Irish

Occupation: Poet, singer, songwriter, entertainer

Bio: Thomas Moore 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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