D'Oyly Carte
biographical name — see Carte, D'Oyly

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  • D'Oyly Carte — /doy lee kahrt / 1. Richard, 1844 1901, English theatrical producer. 2. an English light opera company founded in London in 1881 by Richard D Oyly Carte primarily for the presentation of the works of Gilbert and Sullivan. * * * …   Universalium

  • D'Oyly Carte — noun English impresario who brought Gilbert and Sullivan together and produced many of their operettas in London (1844 1901) • Syn: ↑Richard D Oyly Carte • Instance Hypernyms: ↑showman, ↑promoter, ↑impresario …   Useful english dictionary

  • D'Oyly Carte — D Oy•ly Carte [[t]ˈdɔɪ li ˈkɑrt[/t]] n. big Richard Carte, Richard d Oyly …   From formal English to slang

  • D'Oyly Carte — /ˌdɔɪli ˈkat/ (say .doylee kaht) noun Richard, 1844–1901, English theatrical producer, best known for his productions of Gilbert and Sullivan operettas; founded the Savoy Theatre …   Australian English dictionary

  • D'Oyly Carte Island — from Desborough Island D Oyly Carte Island is a small island in the River Thames, England, on the reach above Sunbury Lock and just below Shepperton Lock. It is located between Weybridge and Shepperton. Eyot House is a large house and garden on… …   Wikipedia

  • 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,Richard — D Oy·ly Carte (doiʹlē kärtʹ), Richard. See Carte, Richard D Oyly. * * * …   Universalium

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