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John Gay was an English poet and dramatist and member of the Scriblerus Club. He is best remembered for The Beggar's Opera (1728), a ballad opera.

John Gay | British author | Britannica.com


John Gay, (born June 30, 1685, Barnstaple, Devon, Eng.—died Dec. 4, 1732, London) English poet and dramatist, chiefly remembered as the author of The ...

John Gay - Poetry Foundation


Poet and playwright John Gay was born in Devon to an aristocratic though impoverished family. Unable to afford university, Gay went to London to apprentice as ...

John Gay - Wikiquote


John Gay (30 June 1685 – 4 December 1732) was an English poet and dramatist . ... My Own Epitaph, inscribed on Gay's monument in Westminster Abbey; also ...

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John Gay, the celebrated poet and dramatist, was buried in the south transept of Westminster Abbey on 23 December 1732, in the central part of the area near ...

The Contemplator's Short History John Gay and The Beggar's Opera


The Contemplator's Short History of. John Gay and the Beggar's Opera. The background music is A Soldier and a Sailor Sequenced by Lesley Nelson-Burns  ...

John Gay - IMDb


John Gay was born on April 1, 1924 in Whittier, California, USA. He is known for his work on Separate Tables (1958), Run Silent Run Deep (1958) and The ...

John Gay Westminster Abbey London poet - Poets' Graves


John Gay. 1685-1732. Life is a jest, and all things show it; I thought so once, and now I know it. John Gay is buried in Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey, London, ...

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Enjoy the best John Gay Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by John Gay, English Poet, Born June 30, 1685. Share with your friends.

John Gay - PoemHunter.com


Poem Hunter all poems of by John Gay poems. 37 poems of John Gay. Phenomenal Woman, Still I Rise, The Road Not Taken, If You Forget Me, Dreams .

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John Gay was born in Barnstaple, Devon, England on June 30, 1685. At the age of 10, Gay was orphaned and his uncle, the Reverend John Hammer, agreed to ...

The Life of John Gay (1685-1732) - Luminarium


Nov 11, 2006 ... JOHN GAY (1685-1732), English poet, was baptized on the 16th of September 1685 at Barnstaple, where his family had long been settled.

John Gay Biography - Childhood, Life Achievements & Timeline


John Gay was an English poet best known for his ballad opera, 'The Beggar's Opera'. This biography provides detailed information about his childhood, life, ...