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Gay rich and Rich gay

Monday, 21 May, 2012

What became England’s most popular musical of the 18th century, “The Beggar’s Opera“, was written by John Gay and produced by John Rich. The success of their long-running co-operation was said at the time to have made “Gay rich and Rich gay“. With its nursery-rhyme structure, the “How D’You Do” song from “The Beggar’s Opera” […]

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