Sir William Gilbert


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Noun1.Sir William Gilbert - a librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)
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1911: Sir William Gilbert, librettist of Gilbert & Sullivan operas, died after rescuing two women from a garden pond.
1911: Sir William Gilbert, librettist of Gilbert and Sullivan operas, died after rescuing two women from a garden pond.
In a considered perspective of the espionage world, published in the New Zealand Herald m August 1981, Sir William Gilbert chided then Prime Minister Rob Muldoon for his comment that Costello may have been a Soviet spy.
1911: Sir William Gilbert, composer and one half of Gilbert and Sullivan, died on this day
Opening with the debut of "Princess Ida," we see librettist Sir William Gilbert (Jim Broadbent) in a rage over a review stating that the new work merely repeats well-worn themes that have already appeared in their work over the past 25 years.