I've Got a List of Names... by NathanL

Question 12

Ultimately, if we're talking about songs with lists of people to be killed, we can't leave out Gilbert and Sullivan's foundational 1885 contribution to the genre. In Act One of The Mikado, Ko-Ko rattles off a litany of people he'd rather do without in "As some day it may happen", more commonly referred to as "I've Got a Little List": autograph seekers, lady novelists, comedians, all the usual suspects. Ko-Ko knows whereof he speaks: he's a member of WHAT PROFESSION?