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T. Hilhouse Taylor T. Hilhouse Taylor i(A23096 works by) (birth name: Thomas Hilhouse Taylor) (a.k.a. Toso Taylor)
Born: Established: 1861
United Kingdom (UK),
Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 1925
Gender: Male
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Writer, lyricist, librettist.

The Rev. Thomas Hilhouse Taylor (also known as Toso Taylor) was well known in colonial Australia for collaborating in adaptations of old-world pantomimes for the Australian stage. He has been credited with assisting E.W. Royce as librettist for Sinbad the Sailor; or, Tinbad the Tailor and the Wicked Ogre and the Good Fairy Submarina (1888) and Aladdin; Or Harlequin the Wonderful Ring (1889). His other pantomimes include Beauty and the Beast (1893) and Cinderella; Or, The Little Glass Slipper (1894). Taylor also wrote the three-act musical comedy Fairy (1891) and collaborated with composer Christian Helleman on the The Christian (1906).

In addition to his music theatre works, Taylor contributed lyrics to a number of patriotic songs and wrote the books Buds and Blossoms (1885), Euchred (1885) and the collection The Hope of Man and Other Verses (ca. 1917).

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