Lorenzo Da Ponte biography

Lorenzo Da Ponte

Librettist

1749 – 1838

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Who was Lorenzo Da Ponte?

Lorenzo Da Ponte was a Venetian opera librettist and poet. He wrote the librettos for 28 operas by 11 composers, including three of Mozart's greatest operas, Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro and Così fan tutte.

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Born
Mar 10, 1749
Vittorio Veneto
Also known as
  • da Ponte
  • Emmanuele Conegliano
  • Emanuele Conegliano
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • Republic of Venice
  • United States of America
Profession
Employment
  • Columbia University
  • Burgtheater
    (1784 - )
  • Professor, Columbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York
Lived in
  • Vienna
  • New York City
Died
Aug 17, 1838
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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