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  • A poem written by GIiovanni Battista Casti (1721-1803), Italian poet, he became Poeta Cesario, or poet-laureate of Austria, in which capacity he applied himself with great success to the opera bouffe; but in 1796 he resigned this post, in order that he might not be hampered by political relations; and he spent the close of his life as a private gentleman at Paris, where he died in 1803. Casti is best known as the author of the Novelle galanti, and of Gli Animali parlanti, 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

    February 21, 2012