Mozart and Da Ponte

Heartz, Daniel
December 1995
Musical Quarterly;Winter 95, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p700
Academic Journal
Focuses on the relationship between Wolfgang Mozart and Lorenzo Da Ponte. Information on how they met in Vienna; Role played by Baron Wetzlar in the encounter; Information on the detailed letters that Mozart sent to his father; Mozart's description of Da Ponte; How Da Ponte described meeting Mozart for the first time; Details on Da Ponte's memoirs; How Da Ponte enhanced is role in convincing Joseph II to support the Figaro.


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