Metastasio, Pietro

Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 –  1782), better known by his pseudonym of Pietro Metastasio , was an Italian poet and librettist, considered the most important writer of opera seria libretti. Wikipedia

Hugo, Victor

Vicomte Victor-Marie Hugo (1802 – 1885) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. During a literary career that spanned more than sixty years, he wrote abundantly in an exceptional variety of genres: lyrics, satires, epics, philosophical poems, epigrams, novels, history, critical essays, political speeches, funeral orations, diaries, letters public and private,… Read More

Angiolini-Clericetti, Carlo

Carlo Angiolini-Clericetti (1806 – 1888) was an Italian / British poet. Wikidata

Bauernfeld, Eduard von

Eduard von Bauernfeld (1892 – 1890), Austrian dramatist who dominated the Vienna Burgtheater for 50 years with his politically oriented drawing room comedies. Britannica