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Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU, UK
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On the sign:
1836-1911
W.S.GILBERT
PLAYWRITE & POET
HIS FOE WAS FOLLY
HIS WEAPON WIT.

TRAGEDY
COMEDY
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A memorial plaque for the poet and the writer of operatic texts - Sir William Schwenck Gilbert
Gilbert worked in collaboration with composer Arthur Sullivan and the duo became known as Gilbert and Sullivan.
Gilbert died in drowning in 1911.
Notice the words: tragedy and comedy that appear on both sides of the sign.



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