Mozart's Venetian librettist

"Amadeus," nothing! :-)

"With all the furore going on at present over Mozart's 250th anniversary, it is perhaps a suitable time to remember a man who played a considerable part in three of his greatest achievements. Lorenzo da Ponte wrote the texts for his three greatest operas, Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni and Cosi Fan Tutte...

Da Ponte's life could itself have formed the subject of an opera..."

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