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D'Oyly Carte

[doi-lee kahrt] /ˈdɔɪ li ˈkɑrt/
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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  • My connection with the D'Oyly Carte company falls into three periods.

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  • Most managers, he said, did not care for husband and wife to travel together, but that was not the case with Mr. D'Oyly Carte.

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British Dictionary definitions for D'Oyly Carte

D'Oyly Carte

/ˈdɔɪlɪ kɑːt/
noun
1.
Richard. 1844–1901, British impresario noted for his productions of the operettas of Gilbert and Sullivan
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