Richard D'Oyly Carte

English theatre manager and producer

Richard D'Oyly Carte (3 May 1844 – 3 April 1901) was an English talent agent, theatrical impresario, composer and hotelier during the second half of the Victorian era.

Richard D'Oyly Carte

From humble beginnings, Carte built two of London's theatres and a hotel empire. He established an opera company that ran for over a hundred years, and a management agency for some of the most important artists of the day.

He built the Savoy Theatre and helped Gilbert & Sullivan to become famous.