domingo, 22 de maio de 2011

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.
Thomas Moore was born at 12 Aungier-street in Dublin, Ireland on 28 May 1779.[1] over his father's grocery shop, his father being from an Irish speakingGaeltacht in Kerry and his mother, Anastasia Codd, from Wexford. He had two younger sisters, Kate and Ellen.
From a relatively early age Moore showed an interest in music and other performing arts. He sometimes appeared in plays with his friends, such as The Poor Soldier by John O'Keeffe, and at one stage had ambitions to become an actor.[2] Moore attended several Dublin schools including Samuel Whyte's English Grammar School in Grafton Street where he learned the English accent with which he spoke with for the rest of his life.[3] From 1795 He was educated at Trinity College, which had recently allowed entry to Catholic students, in an effort to fulfil his mother's dream of his becoming a lawyer. Moore was initially a good student, but he later worked less hard at his studies. His time at Trinity came amidst the ongoing turmoil following the French Revolution and a number of his fellow students such as Robert Emmett were supporters of the United Irishmen movement who sought support from the French government to launch a revolution in Ireland. In 1798 a rebellion broke out followed by a French invasion, both of which were defeated.
§                     Odes of Anacreon (1800)
§                     Poetical Works of the Late Thomas Little, Esq. (1801)
§                     The Gypsy Prince (a light opera; w/ Michael Kelly, 1801)
§                     Epistles, Odes and Other Poems (1806)
§                     A Selection of Irish Melodies, 1 and 2 (April 1808)
§                     Corruption and Intolerance, Two Poems (1808)
§                     The Sceptic: A Philosophical Satire (1809)
§                     A Selection of Irish Melodies, 3 (January 1810)
§                     A Letter to the Roman Catholics of Dublin (1810)
§                     A Melologue upon National Music (1811)
§                     M.P. (play): or, The Blue-Stocking (a comic opera produced at the Lyceum, 9 September 1811)
§                     A Selection of Irish Melodies, 4 (November 1811)
§                     Parody of a Celebrated Letter (Privately printed and circulated, February 1812, Examiner, 8 March 1812)
§                     To a Plumassier (Morning Chronicle, 16 March 1812)
§                     Extracts from the Diary of a Fashionable Politician (Morning Chronicle, 30 March 1812)
§                     The Insurrection of the Papers (Morning Chronicle, 23 April 1812)
§                     Lines on the Death of Mr. P[e]rc[e]v[a]l (May 1812)
§                     The Sale of the Tools (Morning Chronicle, 21 December 1812)
§                     Correspondence Between a Lady and a Gentleman (Morning Chronicle, 6 January 1813)
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