Diamante Medaglia Faini

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Diamante Medaglia Faini
Diamante Medaglia Faini
Diamante Medaglia Faini
Born 28 August 1724 (1724-08-28)
Died 13 June 1770 (1770-06-14) (aged 45)
Occupation Italian composer and poet

Diamante Medaglia Faini (28 August 1724 – 13 June 1770) was an Italian poet and composer. She was a member of the academies Accademia degli Agiati (1751), Orditidi Padova under the name Nisea Corcirense, Arcadia in Rome (1757). She was known for her love poems, and also composed sonnets and madrigals.

She was the daughter of the doctor Antonio Medaglia, and married the doctor Pietro Antonio Faini in 1748. Her father arranged the marriage because he disliked her fame, and the marriage forced her to stop using love as a them of her poems. She was a controversial poet, and stopped her activity in the academies when they tried to force her to adjust herself to accepted convention. She died during her studies in philosophy, history, French and science.

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