James Lynam Molloy (c.August 1837 - 4 February 1909) was an Irish composer, poet, and author.
James L. Molloy was born near Rahan in County Offaly and attended St Edmund's College (Ware) as a student between 1851 and 1855 along with his brother Bernard, who later became an MP. After leaving the College, he went to the Catholic University in Dublin, graduating in 1858. Further studies brought him to London, Paris, and Bonn, before he settled in London from about 1863 with a lawyer's degree. However, he never practised law. Instead, he worked as a private secretary to the then attorney general. He was a war correspondent for the London Standard on the Franco-Prussian War and travelled widely, particularly in France. From 1880 he lived in Henley-on-Thames near London.
Molloy's first songs date from 1865, but his career really took off with the regular London ballad concerts from the late 1860s and particularly duringЧитать далее в Википедии...
|Love's old sweet song||