Da Ponte became the first professor of Italian literature at Columbia University.
Confiding in the favour and discernment of the Emperor, Da Ponte declined this offer.
Such is the flattering testimony given by Algarotti to the style of Jacopo Da Ponte.
It does not seem to have occurred to Da Ponte to develop his plot by means of an artistic arrangement of ensemble pieces.
Mozart, when he wrote the score to Da Ponte's libretto, was excited to production by the situations.
Da Ponte, however, hoped to overcome this difficulty; he agreed with Mozart to keep.the undertaking a secret.
The words of our excellent Da Ponte were a scaffolding to introduce his musical creations to the public.
Casanova threatened to have him hanged, but according to Da Ponte, was dissuaded from this by counter accusations made by Costa.
In the winter of 1792-3 Da Ponte found himself in great distress in Holland.
An actual wager laid in Vienna is said to have furnished the basis for Da Ponte's libretto.