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Pietro Metastasio (1698–1782)


Italian poet and librettist. See more trivia »


(age 84) in Vienna, Austria

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 2012 Artaserse, Leonardo Vinci (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2008 L'Olimpiade (Video) (libretto)
 2006 Mozart 22 (TV Series) (libretto - 2 episodes)
- Il re pastore (2006) ... (libretto)
- Il sogno di Scipione (2006) ... (libretto)
 2003 La clemenza di Tito (TV Movie) (after)
 1991 La clemenza di Tito (TV Movie) (after)
 1989 Il re pastore (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1987 La ClĂ©mence de Titus (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1987 Mozart: La clemenza di Tito (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1985 Lucio Silla de Mozart (TV Movie) (text - uncredited)
 1981 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
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 1996 Emma (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Musique anodine: III. Mi lagnerò tacendo" - uncredited)

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Educated by Gian Vincenzo Gravina, a jurist who adopted him and prepared him to study law. Gravina led Pietro to change his name from 'Trapassi' to 'Metastasio', the hellenized equivalent, in 1715. See more »

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