Edward Moore

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Birthday
22, 1712
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 1, 1757 (44)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
22, 1712
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 1, 1757 (44)

About

Eighteenth-century English playwright whose dramatic works include The Foundling and The Trial of Selim the Persian. He is most famous, however, for The Gamester, a play first produced in 1753.

Before Fame

He published one of his earliest works, Fables of the Female Sex, in 1744.

Trivia

A collection of his complete theatrical works was published three decades after his death.

Family Life

He was the Berkshire, England-born son of a minister.

Associated With

He collaborated with Horace Walpole and other literary figures of the era on the publication of a periodical called The World.