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improvvisatore

[eem-prawv-vee-zah-taw-re]
noun, plural im·prov·vi·sa·to·ri [eem-prawv-vee-zah-taw-ree] /ˌim prɔvˌvi zɑˈtɔ ri/. Italian.
  1. an improvisator, especially a person who extemporizes verse.
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Historical Examples of improvvisatore

  • Aretino is an improvvisatore, clever with the pen he uses like a burin.

    Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature

    John Addington Symonds

  • Many readers will remember some account of this in Andersen's "Improvvisatore."

    At Home And Abroad

    Margaret Fuller Ossoli

  • His poems fill many volumes; and all display the ease, perspicuity, and obvious beauty of the improvvisatore.

    Modern Italian Poets

    William Dean Howells

  • It is seldom that an improvvisatore attempts to recite without the assistance of music.

    The Diary of an Ennuye

    Anna Brownell Jameson