Da Ponte

[ duh-pon-tee; Italian dah pawn-te ]

  1. Lo·ren·zo [luh-ren-zoh, law-, loh-; Italian law-ren-dzaw], /ləˈrɛn zoʊ, lɔ-, loʊ-; Italian lɔˈrɛn dzɔ/, Emanuele Conegliano, 1749–1838, Italian librettist and teacher of Italian, in the U.S. after 1805.

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How to use Da Ponte in a sentence

  • It does not seem to have occurred to Da Ponte to develop his plot by means of an artistic arrangement of ensemble pieces.

British Dictionary definitions for Da Ponte

Da Ponte

/ (Italian dɑ ˈpɔnte) /

  1. Lorenzo (loˈrɛntso), real name Emmanuele Conegliano 1749–1838, Italian writer; Mozart's librettist for The Marriage of Figaro (1786), Don Giovanni (1787), and Cosi fan tutte (1790)

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