Metastasio [Trapassi], Pietro (Antonio Domenico Bonaventura)
- Don Neville
(b Rome, Jan 3, 1698; d Vienna, April 12, 1782). Italian poet, librettist and moralist. Although his fame rests chiefly on his 27 opera seria librettos, his works intended for musical setting also include a comic intermezzo, close to 40 occasional pieces (ranging from elaborately staged ...