Died: 14 September 1321
Dante Alighieri was a Florentine poet of the Middle Ages, most renowned for his Divine Comedy: his works, with those of Francesco Petrarca and Giovanni Boccaccio, have been seen as the foundation of Italian literature.
View the Wikipedia article on Dante Alighieri.
Musical settings of literary works
- Ballatetta (Boito Arrigo)
- Canto XXXIII del Paradiso (Paolo Pandolfo)
- Cosi nel mio parlar (Luca Marenzio)
- Laudi alla Vergine (Jorge Moreira)
- Laudi alla Vergine Maria (Giuseppe Verdi)
- Misticheskii Khor (César Antonovich Cui)
- Paradisal Journeys (Paul van Gulick)
- Quivi sospiri pianti (Luzzasco Luzzaschi)
- Pater Noster (Giuseppe Verdi) (misattrib.)
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