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Zeno, Apostolo (opera)locked

  • Elena Sala Di Felice

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(b Venice, Dec 11, 1668; d Venice, Nov 11, 1750). Italian poet and librettist. His life was essentially a literary one little affected by external events, and followed two distinct directions that he kept separate and valued very differently. Educated in the elegant classicism of Venice, he was an enthusiastic student of history, philology, antiquities and numismatics. With Scipione Maffei, Antonio Vallisnieri and his brother Pier Caterino Zeno he founded the ...

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