Musical and Opera Librettist Biographies

*List of librettists is in order of popularity with the StageAgent community.

Librettists

What is a librettist?

A librettist is a person who writes the text of a work such as musical theatre or opera.

Librettists

Francesco Maria Piave

Librettist, Lyricist

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Myfanwy Piper

Librettist

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William Plomer

Librettist

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Charles-Gaspard Delestre-Poirson

Playwright, Librettist

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Lorenzo Da Ponte

Librettist

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Phil Porter

Playwright, Librettist

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Alexander Preys

Playwright, Librettist

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Ottavio Rinuccini

Librettist

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Joseph Robinette

Librettist

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Felice Romani

Librettist

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Gaetano Rossi

Librettist

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Bruce Joel Rubin

Librettist, Lyricist