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Lorenzo Da Ponte

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Subject: La capricciosa corretta, April FitzLyon, List of concert arias, songs and canons by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Giacomo Casanova, List of operas by Mozart
Collection: 1749 Births, 1838 Deaths, 18Th-Century Roman Catholic Priests, American People of Italian-Jewish Descent, American Roman Catholics, Burials at Calvary Cemetery (Queens, New York), Columbia University Faculty, Converts to Roman Catholicism from Judaism, Italian Emigrants to the United States, Italian Jews, Italian Male Writers, Italian Opera Librettists, Italian Roman Catholic Priests, Italian Writers, People from Sunbury, Pennsylvania, People from Vittorio Veneto, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Librettists
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Lorenzo Da Ponte

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Lorenzo Da Ponte (10 March 1749 – 17 August 1838) was a Venetian opera librettist, poet and Roman Catholic priest. 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.

Early career

Lorenzo Da Ponte was born Emanuele Conegliano in Ceneda, in the Republic of Venice (now Vittorio Veneto, Italy). He was Jewish by bir

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