richard d'oyly carte

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D'Oyly Carte

[doi-lee kahrt]
noun
1.
Richard, 1844–1901, English theatrical producer.
2.
an English light opera company founded in London in 1881 by Richard D'Oyly Carte primarily for the presentation of the works of Gilbert and Sullivan.
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carte (kɑːt)
 
n
a variant spelling of quarte

Carte (kɑːt)
 
n
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D'Oyly Carte (ˈdɔɪlɪ kɑːt)
 
n
Richard. 1844--1901, British impresario noted for his productions of the operettas of Gilbert and Sullivan

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richard d'oyly carte

English impresario remembered for having managed the first productions of operas by Sir W. S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan, for elevating his era's musical taste, and for contributing to the development of theatre technology.

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richard d'oyly carte

English impresario remembered for having managed the first productions of operas by Sir W. S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan, for elevating his era's musical taste, and for contributing to the development of theatre technology.

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