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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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, librettist of Gilbert & Sullivan operas, died after rescuing two women from a garden pond.
1911: Sir William Gilbert, of Gilbert & Sullivan, died after rescuing two women from a garden pond.