Boito

[ boi-toh; Italian baw-ee-taw ]

noun
  1. Ar·ri·go [uh-ree-goh; Italian ahr-ree-gaw], /əˈri goʊ; Italian ɑrˈri gɔ/, 1842–1918, Italian opera composer, poet, and novelist.

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How to use Boito in a sentence

  • Otello, a lyric drama in four acts, with a book by Arrigo Boito, proved the second of the composer's matured period works.

    Verdi: Man and Musician | Frederick James Crowest
  • Boito's libretto is, perhaps, the best written and planned book ever presented to a composer.

    Verdi: Man and Musician | Frederick James Crowest
  • M. Boito is equally celebrated in his own country as musician and as poet.

  • This, one of the few passages in the libretto not immediately derived from Shakespeare, is a triumph on Boito's part.

    The Opera | R.A. Streatfeild
  • Then follows a charming episode, another of Boito's interpolations, in which a band of Cypriotes bring flowers to Desdemona.

    The Opera | R.A. Streatfeild

British Dictionary definitions for Boito

Boito

/ (Italian ˈbɔːito) /


noun
  1. Arrigo (arˈriɡo). 1842–1918, Italian operatic composer and librettist, whose works include the opera Mefistofele (1868) and the librettos for Verdi's Otello and Falstaff

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