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Who is Antonio Somma?
Antonio Somma was an Italian playwright who is most well known for writing the libretto of an opera which ultimately became Giuseppe Verdi's Un ballo in maschera in 1859. While a student, his tragedy, Parisina, gave him quite a success.
- born on (206 years ago) in Udine
- nationality: Italy
- profession: Playwright, librettist
- died on (51 years ago) in Venice
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by Dr. Stanford Felix
Italian opera composed in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi, with libretto by Antonio Somma. First produced in Rome in 1859 and set around the assassination of King Gustav III of Sweden. masking An acoustic effect that occurs when one sound ...
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