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Marco Antonio Canini (1822–1891)

Canini, Marco Antonio (kä-nē’nē). An Italian poet and political agitator (1822–91); born at Venice. He fled from Italy in 1849 and took refuge in Greece. He published, at Athens, a volume of poems: ‘Mind, Fancy, and Heart’ (1852). Returning to Italy in 1859, he edited journals in various cities. He wrote a novel in verse, ‘George the Monk and Leila.’ Another collection of his poems, ‘Love and Sorrow,’ was published in 1880; he also issued ‘The Book of Love,’ a volume of translations of love songs from nearly 150 languages.