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English playwright, poet and librettist   Born at No: 17 Southampton Street, Strand, London on 17th November 1836   First play "Uncle Baby" (1863), possibly written in collaboration with his father, Dr William Gilbert, himself a respected and prolific writer, mainly of ‘sensation’ novels.  First acknowledged play "Dulcamara, or the Little Duck and the Great ..

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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 ..

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1842 – Born on the 24th of February in Padua.   Boito studied music at the Milan Conservatoire.   1868 – Premiere of his finished opera, Mefistofele, based on Goethe’s Faust at La Scala, Milan.   1875 – His second premiere was held in Bologna on 10th of April.   1881 – Premiered his revised ..

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1720 – Agnesi was born in Milan, Italy on October 17, 1720. 1739 – Performed in public which consisted mainly of Jean-Philippe Rameau’s works for harpsichord and with some of her own works. 1747 – First performed work in Milan’s Ducale Theater was ""II restauro d’Arcadia". 1752 – Married Pier Antonio Pinottini on June 13, 1752. ..

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