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Da Ponte

[duh pon-tee; Italian dah pawn-te] /də ˈpɒn ti; Italian dɑ ˈpɔn tɛ/
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Lorenzo
[luh-ren-zoh,, law-,, loh-;; Italian law-ren-dzaw] /ləˈrɛn zoʊ,, lɔ-,, loʊ-;; Italian lɔˈrɛn dzɔ/ (Show IPA),
(Emanuele Conegliano) 1749–1838, Italian librettist and teacher of Italian, in the U.S. after 1805.
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Da Ponte

/Italian dɑ ˈpɔnte/
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Lorenzo (loˈrɛntso), real name Emmanuele Conegliano 1749–1838, Italian writer; Mozart's librettist for The Marriage of Figaro (1786), Don Giovanni (1787), and Cosi fan tutte (1790)
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