Lorenzo Da Ponte

1749 - 1838

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Lorenzo Da Ponte (born Emanuele Conegliano 10 March 1749 – 17 August 1838) was an Italian, later American, opera librettist, poet and Roman Catholic priest. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lorenzo Da Ponte has received more than 276,518 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Lorenzo Da Ponte is the 519th most popular writer (up from 586th in 2019), the 616th most popular biography from Italy (up from 665th in 2019) and the 40th most popular Italian Writer.

Lorenzo da Ponte was an Italian poet, librettist, translator, and teacher. He is most famous for writing the libretto for Mozart's opera "Don Giovanni" as well as the libretto for "The Marriage of Figaro."

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Among writers, Lorenzo Da Ponte ranks 519 out of 5,794Before him are Philip Larkin, Marina Tsvetaeva, Milena Jesenská, Michel Houellebecq, Charles, Duke of Orléans, and Hugo von Hofmannsthal. After him are Alcaeus of Mytilene, Ágota Kristóf, René Guénon, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Ismail Kadare, and Gabriela Mistral.

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Among people born in 1749, Lorenzo Da Ponte ranks 9Before him are Pierre-Simon Laplace, Christian VII of Denmark, Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau, Nicolas Appert, Domenico Cimarosa, and Yolande de Polastron. After him are Marie Thérèse Louise of Savoy, Princesse de Lamballe, Daniel Rutherford, Abraham Gottlob Werner, Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, Vittorio Alfieri, and Adélaïde Labille-Guiard. Among people deceased in 1838, Lorenzo Da Ponte ranks 2Before him is Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord. After him are Adelbert von Chamisso, Jean Marc Gaspard Itard, Pierre Louis Dulong, Ferdinand Ries, Maximilian, Hereditary Prince of Saxony, Bernard Courtois, Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy, Johann Nepomuk Maelzel, Bernhard Crusell, and Johanna Schopenhauer.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Lorenzo Da Ponte ranks 616 out of 4,088Before him are Pope Lucius II (1100), Pope Adeodatus II (610), Amalasuntha (495), Pope Anastasius IV (1073), Aldus Manutius (1449), and Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola (1507). After him are Januarius (272), Joanna I of Naples (1326), Pope Celestine II (1100), Benozzo Gozzoli (1420), Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863), and Dominic Savio (1842).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Lorenzo Da Ponte ranks 40Before him are Cornelius Nepos (-100), Ennius (-239), Fausto Cercignani (1941), Baldassare Castiglione (1478), Statius (40), and Edmondo De Amicis (1846). After him are Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863), Grazia Deledda (1871), Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa (1896), Francesca da Rimini (1259), Aulus Gellius (123), and Dino Buzzati (1906).