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Arthur Sullivan
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Born in Lambeth, London
Born on 13rd of May 1842
Died in London
Died on 22nd of November 1900

1842 - 1900 . English composer.

Studied music at Leipzig Gewandhaus. Eighteen year partnership with W S Gilbert produced 14 comic Savoy operas from 1871 including HMS Pinafore (1878), The Pirates of Penzance (1880) and The Mikado (1885). Composed an opera, cantatas, ballads and hymn tunes. Wrote tune for Onward Christian Soldiers. Buried in St Paul’s Cathedral.

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