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sir william gilbert


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Noun sir william gilbert has 1 sense
  1. Gilbert, William Gilbert, William S. Gilbert, William Schwenk Gilbert, Sir William Gilbert - a librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)
    --1 is a kind of librettist; poet

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Sir William Gilbert


Sir William Gilbert was an English dramatist, illustrator, and librettist, best known for his collaboration with composer Arthur Sullivan. Together, they produced a series of comic operas that became known as the Gilbert and Sullivan operas.

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1. Sir William Gilbert's witty and satirical writing style greatly contributed to the success of Gilbert and Sullivan operas.

2. As an illustrator, Sir William Gilbert's drawings brought the characters of his operas to life.

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