CARLO GOLDONICarlo Goldoni was born in Venice February 25, 1707 at the Gothic mansion called Ca ‘Centanni (which now houses the museum dedicated to him). He was the son of Julius, a paramedic, and Margaret Salvioni. Equipped with a strong artistic inclination, the young Charles wrote his first theatrical essay in 1716, at the age of 9 years. In 1719 he followed his father to Perugia where he attended courses in grammar and rhetoric at the Jesuit college. Carlo Goldoni, he moved to study in Rimini (1720), a year after going to Chioggia and then begins an apprenticeship in a law firm in Venice.
In 1737 he became director of the Teatro Carlo Goldoni St. John Chrysostom, T. Malibran today. After two years he was appointed Consul of the Republic of Genoa to Venice. Between 1743 and 1744 and then stays to Bologna to Rimini, then goes to Pisa where for three years will exercise the legal profession. From this period dates the first real success of Carlo Goldoni, Arlecchino Servant of Two Masters. Back in his hometown where he composed La Vedova Sly performed for the first time at the Teatro Sant’Angelo. 1749 is the Honored Putta, while a year later it was the turn of a masterpiece of Carlo Goldoni, The Family dell’Antiquario. The Heir Fortunata Writes then that will prove to be a real fiasco. Carlo Goldoni promised his fans that comic for the season of 1751 will dial 16 comedies. Among these the most famous are The Coffee Shop and La Finta Sick. Following intensive work by Carlo Goldoni composition falls into a state of depression. Decides to follow his own theater company in Turin. Carlo Goldoni is still at the Teatro Sant’Angelo’s masterpiece La Locandiera, (which will be recited much later by Eleonora Duse), from now on as a result of disagreements will work for the T. San Luca. 1760 is the comedy I Rusteghi. 1762 saw the creation of many of the most famous plays by Carlo Goldoni: Sior Todero Brontolon, played masterfully in the ’900 by Cesco Baseggio, then The Baruffe Chiozzotte and One of the Last Evenings of Carnovale which was the last comedy performed in Venice by Carlo Goldoni, who finally takes his leave from his audience on the evening of February 16, 1762.