Arrigo Boito

Opera, Composer

1842 – 1918

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Who was Arrigo Boito?

Arrigo Boito, was an Italian poet, journalist, novelist, librettist and composer, best known today for his libretti, especially those for Giuseppe Verdi's operas Otello and Falstaff, and his own opera Mefistofele. Along with Emilio Praga, he is regarded as one of the prominent representatives of the Scapigliatura artistic movement.

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Born
Feb 24, 1842
Padua
Also known as
  • Tobia Gorrio
  • Enrico Giuseppe Giovanni Boito
  • Arrigo Enrico Boïto
Parents
Siblings
Nationality
  • Italy
Profession
Education
  • Milan Conservatory
Lived in
  • Padua
Died
Jun 10, 1918
Milan

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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