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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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Gilbert, Sir William Schwenck (1836–1911), playwright, the eldest child and only son of William Gilbert (1804–1890), author and surgeon, and his second wife, Anne Mary Bye Morris (1812/13–1888), was born on 18 November 1836 at 17 Southampton Street, London, the home of his maternal grandfather, ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights)

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