Giovan Battista Zappi

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Giovan Battista Zappi was born in Imola of a family whose talent in poetry had already been proved by Giovan Battista’s grandfather.

 

After graduating in Law in Bologna in 1685, he moved to Rome where he was among the founders of the Arcadian poetry school. His many sonnets, canzoni, madrigals gained him a long-lasting reputation.


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