Quotes by Arthur Sullivan

About Arthur Sullivan:

Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan is best known for his series of 14 operatic collaborations with the dramatist W. S. Gilbert, including such enduring works as H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado. Sullivan composed 23 operas, 13 major orchestral works, eight choral works and oratorios, two ballets, incidental music to several plays, and numerous hymns and other church pieces, songs, and piano and chamber pieces. The best known of his hymns and songs include "Onward Christian Soldiers" and "The Lost Chord".

Author Bio

  • NameArthur Sullivan
  • Descriptionprolific English composer of Gilbert & Sullivan fame
  • AliasesArthur S. Sullivan; Arthur Seymour Sullivan; Sir Arthur Sullivan
  • BornMay 13, 1842
  • DiedNovember 22, 1900
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionComposer
  • WorksThe Pirates Of Penzance; Trial By Jury; Patience
  • AwardsKnight Of The Legion Of Honour; Mendelssohn Scholarship