Definition of D'oyly carte
1. Noun. English impresario who brought Gilbert and Sullivan together and produced many of their operettas in London (1844-1901).
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1. The Savoy Opera and the Savoyards by Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald (1899)
"D'Oyly Carte, the creator and present manager of the Savoy Theatre, ... Letter from Mrs, D'Oyly Carte. ..."
2. The Literary World by Samuel R. Crocker, Edward Abbott, Nicholas Paine Gilman, Madeline Vaughan Abbott Bushnell, Bliss Carman, Herbert Copeland (1883)
"Mr. D'Oyly Carte is a well-known pilot of wandering stars. It was he, to speak in a figure, who flourished the long and flowing locks of Mr. Oscar Wilde ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The piece succeeded beyond all expectation; and on the strength of its promise of further successes D'Oyly Carte formed his Comedy Opera Company and took ..."