|Born||November 13, 1753|
|Died||November 18, 1828|
He was born into an aristocratic family, and travelled a great deal in his youth. He was a good friend of Giuseppe Torelli and the scholar Girolamo Pompei. His brother Giovanni Pindemonte was a prominent dramatist.
He witnessed and was deeply affected by the French Revolution, residing in Paris for ten months during 1789. He later spent time in England and Austria. A Romantic poet, he was principally influenced by Ugo Foscolo and Thomas Gray, and was associated with the Della Cruscans. He devoted much of his life to a translation of the Odyssey, which was published in 1822.
- Pindemonte, Ippolito (1819). Sermoni d'Ippolito Pindemonte. Modena: Societa Tipografica.
- Lives of the Italian poets, by Henry Stebbing, Volume 3, page 397
- Stebbing, page 410
- Stebbing, page 403.
- *Pindemonte, Ippolito (1829). L'Odissea di Omero Tradotta da Ippolito Pindemonte con Aggiunta della Batracomiomachia e di Alcuni Inni Tradotti da Altri Autori, Volume II. Milan: Nicolo Bettoni.
Pindemonte and Villa Mosconi Bertani
Ippolito Pindemonte has been resident for many years in Villa Mosconi Bertani where he was involved in the design of the romantic park.
- Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Ippolito Pindemonte". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.
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