I am terrified at the thought that so much hideous and bad music will be put on records forever.
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|Birth:||13th May, 1842|
|Death:||22nd November, 1900|
Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan was born in Lambeth, London. He was an English composer. He 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". In 1866, Sullivan composed his first one-act comic opera, Cox and Box, which is still widely performed.
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