1783–1824

Introduction

Born: Sep­tem­ber 23, 1783, Blooms­bu­ry, Mid­dle­sex, Eng­land.

Died: Ap­ril 13, 1824, Chip­ping On­gar, Essex, Eng­land.

Buried: Chip­ping On­gar, Essex, Eng­land.

Pseudonym: Q. Q.

Biography

Jane was the daught­er of en­grav­er and Con­gre­ga­tion­al min­is­ter Is­aac Tay­lor, and sis­ter of hymn­ist Ann Tay­lor Gil­bert.

Her first verse was print­ed in the 1804 Mi­nor’s Pock­et Book. The se­cu­lar world re­mem­bers her as the au­thor of Twin­kle, Twin­kle, Lit­tle Star.

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Lyrics

Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pic­ture of Tay­lor (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?