John Gay Biography

John Gay Biography

6/30/1685 - 12/4/1732 | 71 Quotes
Also Knows As:  Gay, John
Professions:  Award Nominee Author Musical Artist Composer Film story contributor Organization founder Lyricist Librettist
Biography:  

John Gay was an English poet and dramatist and member of the Scriblerus Club. He is best remembered for The Beggar's Opera, a ballad opera. The characters, including Captain Macheath and Polly Peachum, became household names.

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