John Gay

Jun 30, 1685 - Dec 4, 1732

John Gay was an English poet and dramatist and member of the Scriblerus Club. He is best remembered for The Beggar's Opera, a ballad opera. The characters, including Captain Macheath and Polly Peachum, became household names.
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“Cowards are cruel, but the brave Love mercy, and delight to save.”

John Gay
Jun 30, 1685 - Dec 4, 1732
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