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British Dictionary definitions for campanella


  1. Tommaso. 1568–1639, Italian philosopher and Dominican friar. During his imprisonment by the Spaniards (1599–1626) he wrote his celebrated utopian fantasy, La città del sole .
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  • Campanella was also, as we should say nowadays, a sociologist.

  • The pianolist may now place Liszt's "Campanella" (Bell rondo) on the instrument.

    The Pianolist

    Gustav Kobb

  • Yesterday he played us a study of Paganini's, arranged by himself, and also his Campanella.

  • In these verses, the saint and queen proclaimed by Campanella is Nature.

  • Some (like Campanella) have called these three perfections of God the three primordialities.


    G. W. Leibniz