DIED: 29 MAY

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WS GILBERT

Drama­tist Sir Wil­liam Sch­wenck Gilbert, along with com­poser Arthur Sul­li­van, cre­ated some of the most pop­u­lar comic op­eras of the Vic­to­rian era, in­clud­ing the. The Pi­rates of Pen­zance and The Mikado. He suf­fered a heart at­tack while try­ing to save some­one from drown­ing.

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