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Alfieri, Vittario, 1749-1803



  • Existence: 1749 - 1803


Count Vittorio Alfieri ( 16 January 1749 – 8 October 1803) was an Italian dramatist and poet, considered the "founder of Italian tragedy." He wrote nineteen tragedies, sonnets, satires, and a notable autobiography.

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Vittario Alfieri letter

Identifier: Mss 799427
Mss 799427
Date(s): 1799-07-27
Scope and Contents

Letter from Vittario Alfieri of Florance to an unidentified person informing him that his friend was released from confinement in May. Mentions his works Mirogallo and La Tirannide. Is polishing up his Alcesti.

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