Guests of Anastasia Moore et al. in Dublin - between the 1780's and in the beginning of 18th Century
I must try the reader’s patience with some account of my beginnings in music,— the only art for which, in my own opinion, I was born with a real natural love; my poetry, such as it is, having sprung out of my deep feeling for music. While I was yet quite a child, my father happened to have an old lumbering harpsichord thrown on his hands, as part payment of a debt from some bankrupt customer; and when I was a little older, my mother, anxious to try my faculties in all possible ways, employed a youth who was in the service of a tuner in our neighbourhood, to … more >>
Thomas Moore, Memoirs of Myself, begun many Years since, but never, I fear, to be completed. In Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 1 (London, 1853), p. 17–18. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1558349551781 accessed: 3 March, 2024
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songs and a duet from 'The Poor Soldier'
written by William Shield
|performed by Fanny Ryan, Thomas Moore
|performed by Thomas Moore
|between the 1780's and in the beginning of 18th Century
|in the company of others, in private, indoors
Moore records his duet partner's name on p. 13 of the text.