- Fredric Woodbridge Wilson
(b nr Croydon, Surrey, April 5, 1864; d London, Aug 7, 1917). English librettist. He studied at Wellington College and the Royal Military College at Sandhurst and was an army officer until his retirement in 1898. He provided librettos for more than a dozen comic operas and musical comedies performed in London, particularly at the Prince of Wales Theatre. With his first important musical partner, Walter Slaughter, he wrote musical comedies including ...