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Mary, star of the sea

When evening shades are falling

Author: Thomas Moore
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore United Kingdom 1779-1852. Born at Dublin, Ireland, the son of a grocer, he showed an early interest in music and acting. He was educated at a private school and Trinity College, Dublin. He read at the Middle Temple for the Bar. Moore did not profess religious piety. His translations of ‘Anacreon’ (celebrating wine, women, and song) were published in 1800, with a dedication to the Prince of Wales. He also wrote a comic opera, “the gypsy prince”, staged that year. In 1801 he published a collection of his own verse, “Poetical works of the late Thomas Little Esq”. A Catholic patriot, he defended the Church of Ireland, especially in later politics. In 1803 he held a post under the Government in Bermuda as regis… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When evening shades are falling
Title: Mary, star of the sea
Author: Thomas Moore
Refrain First Line: Then Mary, mother Mary, thou bright star
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Hymns used by the Pupils of the Sisters of Notre Dame #d240

Sacred Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. 21st ed. #d36

Selections from the Book of Worship with Tunes #d98

St. Basil 's Hymn Book. 31st ed. #d158

St. Basil's Hymnal ... 10th ed. #d213

St. Basil's Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d205

Sursum Corda #d110

The Catholic Youth's Hymn Book by the Christian Brothers. Rev. #d164

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The Catholic Youth's Hymn Book #71

The Choral Sodality Hand Book, Containing Hymns, Canticles and Litanies #d41

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The De La Salle Hymnal #79

The Ordinary of the Mass and a Complete Manual of Hymns for Parochial Schools #d448

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