Overview

Salvatore Cammarano

(1801—1852)


Related Overviews

Gaetano Donizetti (1797—1848) Italian composer

 

'Salvatore Cammarano' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Music

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(b Naples, 1801; d Naples, 1852).

It. poet, dramatist, painter, and librettist. Had plays staged when he was 18. Wrote first lib. in 1834. In 1835 first collab. with Donizetti on Lucia di Lammermoor. Among subsequent libs. he wrote for him were those of L'assedio di Calais, Belisario, Roberto Devereux, Poliuto and others. In 1841 wrote Alzira for Verdi, following it with La battaglia di Legnano, Luisa Miller, and most of Il trovatore (he died before completing the last).

Subjects: Music.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.