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
Da Ponte became the first professor of Italian literature at Columbia University.
A new translation, giving not only Da Ponte's verses, but Mozart's improvements on them, is a pressing necessity.
Da Ponte, however, hoped to overcome this difficulty; he agreed with Mozart to keep.the undertaking a secret.
Da Ponte, without consulting any one, went straight to the Emperor, and told him what had happened.
But it gives occasion for a succession of musical situations which, considered apart, have been skilfully treated by 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.
British Dictionary definitions for Da Ponte
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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