NYC Honorary Street Names

Da Ponte

Lorenzo Da Ponte Way (Manhattan)
Present name:None
Location:At the corner of Church Street and Leonard Street
Honoree: Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749-1838), born in Italy, wrote the librettos of three of Mozartís operas, and was the first professor of Italian at what is now Columbia University. He helped establish Italian opera in New York City.
LL:2008/64


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