Gilbert, William Schwenck
Gilbert was born in London and educated at King's College. He spent his early years as an ‘impecunious party’ practising the law, before turning, with great success, to literature. He met Sullivan in 1871 and Trial by Jury, their first success, was produced in 1875. They worked together until 1896 when The Grand Duke was a comparative failure. Gilbert's many publications brought him considerable wealth, he was knighted in 1907, and he died after rescuing a woman from drowning in the lake at his home.
J. A. Cannon
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