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18/11/1836 William Schwenck Gilbert is born

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Gilbert and Sullivan

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W. S. Gilbert "Patience" Poem animation

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Gilbert & Sullivan - THE GONDOLIERS - "Try we life-long" (D'Oyly Carte, 1960)

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Gilbert & Sullivan - UTOPIA, LIMITED - "Society has quite forsaken"

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My Name is John Wellington Wells - The Sorcerer

William Schwenck Gilbert was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator best known for the 14 comic operas produced in collaboration with the composer Arthur Sullivan. His plays inspired other dramatists, such as Oscar Wilde or George Bernard Shaw.
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    • Collaboration with Sullivan 

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    • Personality 

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