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D'Oyly Carte Opera Company - 68% match to Gilbert & Sullivan

Genres: Classical Soundtracks Vocals
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Frank Loesser - 51% match to Gilbert & Sullivan

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s
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Frank Henry Loesser, 29 June 1910, New York City, New York, USA, d. 28 July 1969. A leading songwriter for the stage, films and Tin Pan Alley from the 30s through to the 60s. Initially, he only wrote lyrics, but later in his career he provided both words and music, and sometimes co-produced through his Frank Productions. Born into a musical family (his father was a music tea Read more

Marvin Hamlisch - 34% match to Gilbert & Sullivan

Genres: Soundtracks Vocals
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2 June 1944, New York City, New York, USA. A pianist, arranger and conductor, who has made an indelible mark as a composer for Broadway musical shows and films, Hamlisch began as a child prodigy, and played the piano by ear at the age of five. When he was seven, he became the youngest student ever to be enrolled at the Juilliard School of Music. One of the first songs he wro Read more

Tom Lehrer - 27% match to Gilbert & Sullivan

Genres: Comedy Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Thomas Andrew Lehrer, 9 April 1928, New York City, New York, USA. Lehrer was a song satirist who also recorded a number of albums during the 50s and 60s. Having graduated from Harvard University, Lehrer then taught mathematics there. Having trained on piano, he began to perform song satires of his own for colleagues at the college. They enjoyed his songs, so Lehrer recorded Read more

Giacomo Puccini - 24% match to Gilbert & Sullivan

Genres: Classical
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Rodgers & Hammerstein - 22% match to Gilbert & Sullivan

Genres: Soundtracks Vocals
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Steeleye Span - 22% match to Gilbert & Sullivan

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The roots of this pivotal English folk rock unit lay in several ill-fated rehearsals between Ashley Hutchings (26 January 1945, Southgate, Middlesex, England; bass, ex-Fairport Convention), Irish trio Sweeney’s Men - Terry Woods (b. 4 December 1947, Dublin, Eire; vocals, guitar, mandolin), Johnny Moynihan (vocals/fiddle) and Andy Irvine (vocals/mandolin) - and Woods Read more

John Barry - 19% match to Gilbert & Sullivan

Genres: Classical Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jonathan Barry Prendergast, 3 November 1933, York, England. Renowned as one of the leading composers of film soundtrack music, Barry began his career leading the John Barry Seven. This rousing instrumental unit enjoyed several notable UK hits between 1960 and 1962, the best known of which were ‘Hit And Miss’ and a version of the Ventures’ Walk Don’t Run&# Read more

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - 18% match to Gilbert & Sullivan

Genres: Children's Music Classical Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Andrew Lloyd Webber - 16% match to Gilbert & Sullivan

Genres: Classical Easy Listening Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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22 March 1948, London, England. The ‘Sir Arthur Sullivan’ of the rock age was born the son of a Royal College of Music professor and a piano teacher. His inbred musical strength manifested itself in a command of piano, violin and French horn by the time he had spent a year at Magdalen College, Oxford, where he penned The Likes Of Us with lyricist (and law student) Read more

Sibelius - 16% match to Gilbert & Sullivan

Genres: Classical
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Mel Brooks - 14% match to Gilbert & Sullivan

Genres: Comedy Comedy Soundtracks
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Johann Sebastian Bach - 13% match to Gilbert & Sullivan

Genres: Classical Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Nature
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Leonard Bernstein - 13% match to Gilbert & Sullivan

Genres: Classical Soundtracks Television Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Louis Bernstein, 25 August 1918, Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA, d. 14 October 1990, New York City, New York, USA. Bernstein was a major and charismatic figure in modern classical music and the Broadway musical theatre. He was also a conductor, composer, pianist, author and lecturer. A son of immigrant Russian Jews, Bernstein started to play the piano at the age of 10. In his Read more

Leroy Anderson - 13% match to Gilbert & Sullivan

Genres: Classical Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Latin
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 June 1908, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, d. 18 May 1975, Woodbury, Connecticut, USA. A popular composer from the 30s through to the 50s, Anderson studied at the New England Conservatory of Music and at Harvard University, where he was organist and choirmaster from 1929-35. During most of this same period he was also orchestral director at the university. In 1935 he left Read more


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