Carte, D'Oyly
biographical name Richard 1844-1901 English opera impresario

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  • Carte,Richard D'Oyly — Carte (kärt), Richard D Oyly. 1844 1901. British theatrical producer associated with the works of W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. * * * …   Universalium

  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Company — Publicity poster for The Mikado, 1919 The D Oyly Carte Opera Company was a professional light opera company that staged Gilbert and Sullivan s Savoy operas. The company performed nearly year round in the UK and sometimes toured in Europe, North… …   Wikipedia

  • D’Oyly Carte — (1844–1901) the man who brought W S Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan together to write their very successful series of operas, called the Savoy Operas because they were performed after 1881 at D’Oyly Carte’s new Savoy Theatre in London. D’Oyly… …   Universalium

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