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——WMM L 11 N PW—WI ■■ Men of the Day. ï i I Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan was boro in London, May 13th, 1842. His father was a military bandmaster. As a choir-boy at the Chapel Royal he gained the Mendelssohn ) Scholarship at the Royal Academy of Musio in wm A. S. SULLIVAN. 1856. and there completed his musical education. He went to Leip-ic horn 1858 to 1861. His music t o Shakespeare's Tempest" at once attracted public favour on his return in 1862. Constantly writing cantatas (" Kenilworth, 1864. &c.), oratorios (" Prodigal Son, 1869 "Light of the World," 1873), anthems, songs, &c., he yeb remained without any specialty extensive popularity till he hit upon a. vein of burlesque operetta, which be produced in con. junction with W. S. Gilbert, who wrote the litarettog. The first of these was Trial by Jury" (1875), followed by The Sorcerer (1877); H.M.S. Pinafore" (1878), which ran for 700 consecutive nights, and had probably the greatest success in England and in the United States of any work of the kind Pirates of Penzance (1880) Patience (1881); Iolanthe" (1882) Prin- Oese Ida (1884) Mikado (1885), revived in 1888 Rm'diKore (1887) and The Yeoman of the Glwrrl "(1888). For the Leeds Festival in October, 1886, he set 'o music an arrangement of Ootobfr. 1886, Golden L-^gend." Iv?nhoo" was L nK f eUpw'a produced m 1891. and m September. 1892, new opera, Ha(ld,in Hal! the libretto ot which was written by Mr S. Grandy, was brought out at the Savoy, and Raided fresh distinction for the great composer. T'ie association with Mr Gilbert was resumed in 1893 in Utopia, Limited." Sir Arthur was made a Knight of the Legion of Honour in R78. and knighted in 1883. He is a Mus. D. Oxford and Cambridge.

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