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John Gay (I) (1685–1732)

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(age 47) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Emma
Emma Soundtrack
(1996)
The Beggar's Opera
(1953)
The Beggar's Opera
(1983)

Filmography

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 2012 Assassin's Creed III (Video Game) (writer: "If Any Wench Venus' Girdle Wear" - uncredited)
 2006 A Harlot's Progress (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Virgins are Like the Fair Flower (The Beggar's Opera)")
 1997 The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics: "Air XX, The Beggar's Opera: March in Rinaldo") / (writer: "Air XX, The Beggar's Opera: March in Rinaldo")
 1996 Emma (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Over the Hills and Far Away" - uncredited)
 1996 Emma ("Virgins Are Like the Fair Flower")
 1976 Poldark (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.15 (1976) ... (lyrics: "How Happy Could I Be With Either" - uncredited)
 1971 The Female Bunch (lyrics: "Two Lonely People") / (music: "Two Lonely People")
 1969 Civilisation (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Smile of Reason (1969) ... (writer: "In the days of my youth" - uncredited)
 1945 Pink String and Sealing Wax (writer: "Virtue's Treasure" - uncredited)
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Show Show Music department (2 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "The Beggar's Opera", was performed in a Chichester Festival Production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, West Sussex, England with Millicent Martin, John Neville, Harold Innocent, Maggie Fitzgibbon, Charles Dance (was "Wat Deary"), David Robb and Michael Aldridge in the cast. Robin Phillips was the ... See more »

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Star Sign:

Cancer

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