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Moore, Edward

Born: 1712 AD
Died: 1757 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Dramatist

1712 – Born at Abingdon, Berkshire on the 22nd of March.

1753 – He was the author of the domestic tragedy of The Gamester, originally produced with Garrick in the leading character of Beverley the gambler.

1756 – Moore collected his poems under the title of Poems, Fables and Plays.

1757 – He produced clever imitations of John Gay and Thomas Gray, and with the assistance of George, 1st Lord Lyttelton, Lord Chesterfield and Horace Walpole, conducted The World, a weekly periodical on the model of the Rambler.

1757 – Died in Lambeth on the 1st of March.