BirthdayMarch 11, 1544
BirthplaceSorrento, Italy

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Torquato Tasso

    Full name: Torquato Tasso
    Also known as: Torquato Tasso, Tasso, Torquato
    Professions: Writer, Soundtrack
    Occupation: Poet

  2. Torquato Tasso Known for

    Rinaldo (2001), La Gerusalemme liberata (1958), The Crusaders (1911), Le tyran de Jérusalem (1910)

  3. Torquato Tasso Death information

    Died: Wednesday, 25th of April, 1595 (Age: 51)

  4. Torquato Tasso Biography

    Template:Multiple issuesTorquato Tasso (Italian pronunciation: [tor?kwato ?tasso]; 11 March 1544 – 25 April 1595) was an Italian poet of the 16th century, best known for his poem La Gerusalemme liberata (Jerusalem Delivered, 1580), in which he depicts a highly imaginative version of the combats between Christians and Muslims at the end of the First Crusade, during the siege of Jerusalem. He suffered from mental illness and died a few days before he was due to be crowned as the king of poets by the Pope. Until the beginning of the 20th century, Tasso remained one of the most widely read poets in Europe.

  5. Torquato Tasso Family

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