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Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

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Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography - Ainger, Michael
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After exhaustive research into the D'Oyly Carte collection of documents, Ainger offers the most detailed account to date of Gilbert and Sullivan's starkly different backgrounds and long working partnership. "A Gilbert is of no use without a Sullivan," W. S. Gilbert once summed up his reasons for persisting in his collaboration with Arthur Sullivan despite the combative nature of their relationship. Indeed, Michael Ainger suggests, it is the clash between these two strong personalities that accounts for the success of their ...

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Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195386936

Trade paperback

Gilbert & Sullivan: A Dual Biography 2002, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195147698

Hardcover