Materials relating to rights' fees paid to Herbert Sullivan and Lucy Gilbert, 1918-1950

Scope and Content

File contains:

  • List of fees paid to Lady Gilbert and Herbert Sullivan (nephew and heir of Arthur Sullivan) for the Gilbert and Sullivan opera rights between 1915 and 1950. With a number of receipts, 1918-1933.
  • Letter to Bridget D'Oyly Carte from the executors of Herbert Sullivan's estate regarding a payment made (1950), with a copy of the relevant assignment (1937).