Thomas Moore was born on May 28, 1779 in Dublin Ireland. He had two younger sisters, Kate and Ellen. He graduated from Trinity College in 1795. He married Elizabeth "Bessy" Dyke in 1811 and had five children: Anne, Anastasia Mary, Olivia, John Russell, and Thomas Lansdowne. All five of his children died within his lifetime. Moore died in 1852.
Thomas Moore Excerpts
Some of Moores most famous excerpts include: "The Minstrel Boy," "The Last Rose of Summer," "The Meeting of the Waters," And his "Irish Melodies."
Moore is often considered Ireland's National Bard. Many composers have set his poems to music. You can listen to someone narrate his poems in videos or find his poems on the internet.