Da Ponte, Lorenzo

Born: Mar 10, 1749 AD
Died: 1838 AD, at 89 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Librettists, Poets

1749 - Born Emanuele Conegliano on the 10th of March in Ceneda (now Vittorio Veneto), Italy.


Moved from Paris to London to New York City to Philadelphia, and ran a grocery store and gave private Italian lessons.


1828 - At the age of 79, da Ponte became a naturalized citizen of the United States.


Collaborator with Wolfgang Mozart.


1876 - Wrote libretti "The Marriage of Figaro" (also "Le nozze di Figaro").


1787 - He wrote "Don Giovanni" 1787, "Cosi Fan Tutte" 1790.


1838 - Lorenzo Da Ponte died on 17th of August.




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