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Lorenzo Da Ponte Biography | Poet

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Lorenzo Da Ponte (10 March 1749 – 17 August 1838) was a Venetian opera librettist and poet. He wrote the librettos for 28 operas by 11 composers, including three of Mozart 's greatest operas, Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro and Così fan tutte .