John Gay

John Gay is an  English poet and dramatist who was born on 30 June 1685 and died in 1732. He is best remembered for “The Beggar’s Opera” (1728), a ballad opera, which was adapted by Bertolt Brecht into “Die Dreigroschenoper” (The Threepenny Opera, in Italian: L’opera da tre soldi) exactly  two hundred years later, in… Read More John Gay