Jul. 15, 1779 New York New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA
Jul. 10, 1863 Newport Newport County Rhode Island, USA
Poet, Civic Leader. A pastor and professor of theology, who together with his forebears, profoundly influenced the development of the City's Chelsea section, Clement Clarke Moore is far more famous for penning the beloved "A Visit from St. Nicholas." Intended solely for the amusement of his six children, he was persuaded to publish the poem in 1823, and it has remained popular ever since. (bio by: Nikita Barlow)
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Merry Christmas, Dr. Moore. You wrote initially for your own children, but it seems your "brood" continues to grow -- 190-plus years now and my fame continues to spread, thanks to your talented pen. Just passing through -- have many miles to go yet toda...(Read more) -
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