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Ernesto Rossi (1829–1896)

Rossi, Ernesto (rōs’ē). An Italian actor and dramatist; born at Leghorn, 1829; died on June 4, 1896. Though known chiefly as an actor, he wrote several plays, including ‘Adèla,’—a drama for Mme. Ristori, with whom he has appeared,—‘The Hyenas,’ a social comedy, and ‘The Soldier’s Prayer’; also a treatise on ‘Hamlet’; ‘Dramatic Studies’ (1882); ‘Forty Years of Artistic Life,’ a collection of historical essays and personal recollections; and ‘Niccolai’ (1887–90).