Chiabrera, Gabriello

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Chiabrera, Gabriello

(gäbrē-ĕl`lō kyäbrĕ`rä), 1552–1638?, Italian poet. He adapted classical forms to Italian verse and wrote graceful lyrics in the manner of Anacreon. Wordsworth translated some of his verse.
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Worthy of note is the work of Gabriello Chiabrera (1552-1638) of Savona who approached the Baroque with a different perspective.
Degni di attenzione i profili di Michelangelo Buonarroti il Giovane di Olimpia Pelosi e di Gabriello Chiabrera di Paolo Giordano.
25) The Pastori gathered during the holidays at various villas around Antella, including the Bardi villa, and their activities were divided among the recitation of original poetry--often on pastoral themes about the surrounding countryside--discussions about literature, singing of canzonette, and reading other works by authors such as Dante or their own contemporaries Giambattista Marino and Gabriello Chiabrera.
As MacNeil notes, the scherzo, an original poetic form which Gabriello Chiabrera adapted from the Franco-Italian tradition of the canzonetta, was adopted by Andreini herself to celebrate Chiabrera, one of her poetic models, along with Torquato Tasso, whose death is honored in one anthologized sonnet.