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Da Ponte, Lorenzo [Conegliano, Emmanuele]locked

  • Tim Carter
  •  and Dorothea Link


(b Ceneda [now Vittorio Veneto], 10 March 1749; d New York, 17 Aug 1838). Italian librettist. His involvement in the remarkable flowering of opera buffa in Vienna from 1783 to 1790 and his collaborations with Martín y Soler, Salieri and, above all, Mozart make him arguably the most significant librettist of his generation: his three librettos for Mozart (...

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