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John Gay

(1685—1732) poet and playwright


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(b Barnstaple, 1685; d London, 1732).

Eng. poet, playwright, and theatre manager. Wrote lib. for Handel's Acis and Galatea, and for The Beggar's Opera (1728) and its sequel Polly (1729). Built first CG th., 1732.

Subjects: literature.


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