- Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi, 1698–1782, Italian poet and dramatist.
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I had read the beautiful stanzas she had written in praise of Metastasio.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
I will repeat a few verses from Metastasio in support of my assertion.Imaginary Conversations and Poems
Walter Savage Landor
He finds fault with the Temistocle of Metastasio, as 'too humane.'
Yet, in spite of Metastasio, Blanche and I are not so intimate as cousins ought to be.The Caxtons, Complete
The following is the original situation in Metastasio's "Olimpiade."Life Of Mozart, Vol. 1 (of 3)
- Pietro (ˈpjɛːtro), original name Pietro Antonio Domenico Trapassi. 1698–1782, Italian poet and librettist; Viennese court poet (from 1730). His works include La clemenza di Tito (1732)