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''Verdi’s'' "Pater noster" libretto is not by Dante, whose "Pater noster" it in no way resembles. It is instead a revised and modernized version of an elaborated Paternoster by the mid- fourteenth-century Ferrarese poet Antonio Beccari. His works were largely unknown until their publication  
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Antonio Beccari was a mid-fourteenth-century Ferrarese poet. His works were largely unknown until their publication in a systematic edition in 1967. In his review of that work, Antonio Vicari described Beccari and his poetry as follows:
in a systematic edition in 1967. In his review of that work, Antonio Vicari described Beccari and his poetry as  
 
follows:  
 
 
Beccari emerges from virtual oblivion as the coryphaeus [leader] of the courtly poets of the Trecento, a
 
strange, restless but sympathetic personality. He was a wanderer, a gamester who led a Bohemian life and
 
kept correspondence with many writers, including Boccaccio and Petrarch. . . . His poetry is a mixture of
 
popular and learned elements, the latter borrowed especially from Dante and Petrarch, expressed in a
 
language that is substantively literary Tuscan . . . . ''
 
  
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:''"Beccari emerges from virtual oblivion as the coryphaeus [leader] of the courtly poets of the Trecento, a strange, restless but sympathetic personality. He was a wanderer, a gamester who led a Bohemian life and kept correspondence with many writers, including Boccaccio and Petrarch. . . . His poetry is a mixture of popular and learned elements, the latter borrowed especially from Dante and Petrarch, expressed in a language that is substantively literary Tuscan . . . . "''
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==Works==
 
 
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==References==
Beccari, Antonio, 1972. Le rime di maestro Antonio da Ferrara (Antonio Beccari). Edited by Laura Bellucci.  
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*Beccari, Antonio, 1972. Le rime di maestro Antonio da Ferrara (Antonio Beccari). Edited by Laura Bellucci. Bologna: Riccardo Pàtron.
Bologna: Riccardo Pàtron.  
 
 
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:01, 13 November 2020

Life

Born: 1315

Died: c. 1373

Biography

Antonio Beccari was a mid-fourteenth-century Ferrarese poet. His works were largely unknown until their publication in a systematic edition in 1967. In his review of that work, Antonio Vicari described Beccari and his poetry as follows:

"Beccari emerges from virtual oblivion as the coryphaeus [leader] of the courtly poets of the Trecento, a strange, restless but sympathetic personality. He was a wanderer, a gamester who led a Bohemian life and kept correspondence with many writers, including Boccaccio and Petrarch. . . . His poetry is a mixture of popular and learned elements, the latter borrowed especially from Dante and Petrarch, expressed in a language that is substantively literary Tuscan . . . . "

View the Italian Wikipedia article on Antonio Beccari. (English translation by Google)

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References

  • Beccari, Antonio, 1972. Le rime di maestro Antonio da Ferrara (Antonio Beccari). Edited by Laura Bellucci. Bologna: Riccardo Pàtron.

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