|Birth Date:||Fri, Dec 29, 1752|
|Death Date:||Thu, Jan 19, 1815|
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As he puts it himself, besides writing his own poetry Jacobacci did "consecrare le ore non dovute all'impiego" to translating French tragedies (preface to Mustafo). He did not approve of the Italian tendency to adopt the French alexandrine verse, and preferred to use free verse.
Jacobacci's translations are considered faithful, and both Mérope and Adélaïde were played at the theatre of Parma following his version.
secondary bibliography references
Ireneo Affò and Angela Pezzana, Memorie degli scrittori e letterati Parmigiani, Della Ducale tipografia, vol. VII, 1833, 583-7.
Roberto Lasagni, "Jacobacci Domenico Vincenzo Carlo", in Dizionario biografico dei parmigiani, PPS, 1999.