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30 Aug 2006

How Mozart's Librettist Lost His Teeth, Ended Up in Manhattan

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=aKgsw1AgkX4Y&refer=muse

da_ponte_imman.jpgBy Manuela Hoelterhoff [Bloomberg.com, 30 August 2006]

Aug. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Decades after Mozart's death in 1791, his librettist Lorenzo da Ponte was selling vegetables and books in such exotic hamlets as Philadelphia, Elizabeth, New Jersey, and Manhattan.

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