William Weaver / Jan 16, 2021

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  • Title: Puccini
  • Author: William Weaver
  • ISBN: 9780525186106
  • Page: 152
  • Format: Hardcover
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      • William Weaver

        William Fense Weaver is perhaps best known for his translations of the work of Umberto Eco and Italo Calvino, and has translated many other Italian authors over the course of a career spanning than fifty years In addition to prose, he has translated Italian poetry and opera libretti, and has worked as a critic and commentator on the Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts.Born in the U.S state of Virginia and educated at Princeton University B.A summa cum laude in 1946, with postgraduate study at the University of Rome in 1949 2 Weaver was an ambulance driver in Italy during World War II for the American Field Service, and lived primarily in Italy after the end of the war Through his friendships with Elsa Morante, Alberto Moravia and others, Weaver met many of Italy s leading authors and intellectuals in Rome in the late 1940s and early 1950s he paid tribute to them in his anthology Open City 1999.Most recently, Weaver was a professor of literature at Bard College in New York, and a Bard Center Fellow He received honorary degrees from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom and Trinity College in Connecticut According to translator Geoffrey Brock, Weaver was too ill to translate Umberto Eco s 2005 novel, The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana La misteriosa fiamma della regina Loana 2004.


    1. PUCCINI: The Man and His Music. (1977). William Weaver. ***.This thin volume represents a stab at describing the artist and his world, but primarily as a platform that is used to display the great number of photographs and drawings from the period. Puccini was born in 1858 in a small town in Tuscany. He lived there as a baby for a short while before being moved with his parents to Lucca. The family had a heritage of musical performance into which the young Puccini was moved at an early age. He v [...]

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