Reference Entry

Gilbert, Sir William Schwenck (1836-1911), playwright

Jane W. Stedman

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Early years, education, and legal career | Fun and works of the 1860s | Plays from 1869 to 1884 | Collaboration with Sullivan and others | Final years, personality, and significance

Reference Entry.  5452 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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