THE D'OYLY CARTE OPERA COMPANY

Samuel Gilbert (1887-88)

Samuel Gilbert appeared as Nanki-Poo in The Mikado and the Duke of Dunstable in Patience with one of D'Oyly Carte's Continental companies in Germany, Austria, and Holland during the summer of 1887.   He later toured with Mr. D'Oyly Carte's "E" Company from December 1887 to June 1888.  He played Ralph Rackstraw in H.M.S. Pinafore for the duration of that tour, adding Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance in April 1888 when Pirates was given as well.



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