Milan 1775-Milan 1821. The greatest Milanese dialect poet. Manzoni wrote verses for him in Milanese. Stendhal was a friend. Most important works: Desgrazzi de Giovannin Bongee (1812); Prineide (1815), anonymous, against corrupt politicians; Ninetta del Verzee (1815). His lesser works include an (unfinished) translation of the Divine Comedy in Milanese.