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Alfieri, Vittario, 1749-1803

 

Dates

  • 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.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Vittario Alfieri letter

Mss 799427
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 799427
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.