Gilbert Gilbert prop. n. William Schwenk Gilbert, an English dramatist born at London Nov. 18, 1836. He is most famous for his collaborations with Sir Arthur Sullivan on a number of humorous light operas which are known as ``Gilbert and Sullivan Operas''. His first play was ``Dulcamara'' (1866). He also wrote ``The Palace of Truth'' (1870), ``Pygmalion and Galatea'' (1871), ``Sweethearts'' (1874), ``Engaged'' (1877), ``The Mountebanks'' (1891), and in collaboration with Sir A. Sullivan (who wrote the music), he wrote ``The Sorcerer'' (1877), ``H. M. S. Pinafore'' (1878), ``The Pirates of Penzance'' (1879), ``Patience'' (1881), ``Iolanthe'' (1883), ``The Mikado'' (1885), ``Ruddygore'' (1887), ``The Yeomen of the Guard'' (1888), ``The Gondoliers'' (1889), and ``Utopia, limited'' (1893). The light operas proved very popular and continue to be performed over one hundred years later. He also published other works. [Century Dict. 1906 +PJC]

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