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Clement C. Moore

(1779—1863)


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(1779–1863),

professor of Biblical learning and author of the poem popularly known as “'Twas the Night Before Christmas,” published anonymously in the Troy Sentinel (Dec. 23, 1823), widely copied, and reprinted in the author's Poems (1844). The poem's proper title is “A Visit from St. Nicholas.”

Subjects: Literature.


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