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Thomas Moore
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National Airs, Italian Air, "How Shall I Woo?" - From: "The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore: Including His Melodies, Ballads, Etc." (J. Crissy, 1841), p. 331
Thomas Moore
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The Works: Comprehending All His Melodies, Ballads Etc., Vol. 1 (1823), p. xxix, "A Sketch of 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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Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.

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