Michelangelo

Michelangelo

Born: March 6, 1475

Died: February 18, 1564

Nationality: Italian

Occupation: Artist

Biography: Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, commonly known as Michelangelo, was an Italian Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art.

Source/Notes: "Michelangelo: a self-portrait: texts and sources", Michelangelo Buonarroti, edited by Robert John Clements, New York University Press, 1968, p. 80

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