See also:born at Valencia towards the end of the 14th century . Little is known of his career except that he was twice married—first to Na Ysabel Martorell, and second to Na Johanna Scorna—that he died on the 4th of
See also:November 1458, and that he
See also:left several natural
See also:children . Inheriting an easy
See also:fortune from his
See also:father, the treasurer to the duke of
See also:Gandia, and enjoying the powerful patronage of
See also:Carlos de Viana of
See also:March was enabled to devote himself to poetical composition . He is an undisguised follower of
See also:Petrarch, carrying the imitation to such a point that he addresses his Cants d'amor to a
See also:lady whom he professes to have seen first in
See also:church on
See also:Friday; so far as the difference of language allows, he reproduces the rhythmical cadences of his
See also:model, and in the Cants de mort touches a note of brooding sentiment
See also:peculiar to himself . Though his poems are disfigured by obscurity and a monotonous morbidity, he was fully entitled to the supremacy which he enjoyed among his contemporaries, and the success of his innovation no doubt encouraged Boscan to introduce the
See also:Italian metres into Castilian . His verses were first printed in Catalan in 1543, but they had already become known through the Castilian
See also:translation published by Baltasar de Romani in 1539 .
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