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William Gilbert’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.
William Gilbert was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.
Famed dramatist and librettist whose comic operettas with composer Arthur Sullivan include The Mikado, H.M.S. Pinafore, and The Pirates of Penzance. As a playwright of non-musical works, he is known for Pygmalion and Galatea, The Wicked World, and Broken Hearts.
He attended Great Ealing School, where he wrote school plays and painted stage scenery. Several years later, he graduated from King's College, London and began writing comic magazine pieces under the pen name of "Bab."
His popular operettas introduced many new phrases, including "let the punishment fit the crime," into to the English language.
He and his three younger sisters were the children of William and Anne Gilbert. Following a relationship with writer Annie Thomas, W.S. Gilbert married Lucy Agnes Turner in 1867.
Gilbert's famous collaboration with composer Sir Arthur Sullivan lasted from 1871 until the early 1890s.