Lorenzo Da Ponte

Lorenzo Da Ponte

The Life and Times of Mozart's Librettist

Book - 1985
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Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749-1838) was the celebrated librettist for Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, and Cosi fan tutte. This biography traces his life from his childhood in a Jewish ghetto, through his time as a Catholic priest, as a librettist, as a poor immigrant to the United States, and finally as a professor of Italian at Columbia University. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: New York : Universe Books, 1985
ISBN: 9780876634899
Call Number: 780.2 D239h
Characteristics: xiv, 274 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm


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