What Famous People Have Come From Verona?


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Several persons of note and distinction have come from the historic city of Verona. One of the most distinguished personalities to come from Verona was Girolamo Fracastoro also known as Fracastorius (1478-1553) physicist and poet who made important propositions regarding epidemic diseases.

The famous Italian composer Antonio Salieri (1750-1825) hailed from Verona; he was one of the most distinguished musicians of his time and was the Royal composer in the Austrian court. He was a tutor to musicians like Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Liszt, Franz Schubert, Hummel and Carl Czerny.

The Roman poet Catallus (84 BC-54 BC) was born in the region that constitutes Verona today; he was one of the leading poets of the Roman period. The renaissance painter Paolo Veronese (1528-1588) was from Verona, his frescoes and canvases were some of the best of the late Renaissance period, his depiction of scenes from the Bible especially scenes of feasting are noted for their originality.

The popular writer Emilio Salgary (1862-1911) famous for his adventure and action stories and Cesar Lombroso (1835-1909) one of the pioneers in the field of modern criminology are other eminent personalities from Verona.

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In verona romeo and juliet lived there

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