Aural Tapestry – Lorenzo the Magnificent: Patron and Poet

Lorenzo de Medici
Lorenzo de Medici

David Swatling profiles the incredible life of Lorenzo de Medici (1449-1492), member of the most prominent Florentine family. Apart from being a poet, musician, philosopher and diplomat, he was also a great patron o the arts, beautifying and enlarging Florence.

It is part one of the Florentine Trilogy, which also includes a programme on Savonarola and Machiavelli. 

Producer: David Swatling