Poetry corner - Quasimodo

Poetry corner – Quasimodo

Salvatore Quasimodo was born in Sicily in 1901 and died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Naples in 1968. For the latter half of his life…

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Poetry Corner - Pascoli

Poetry Corner – Pascoli

Giovanni Pascoli was born in Romagna on 31 December 1855 and died on 6 April 1912. He is a much-loved Italian poet with an “ear…

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Poetry corner - Corazzini

Poetry corner – Corazzini

SERGIO CORAZZINI is an early 20th c. poet born in Rome in February 1886. He died there of tubercolosis in June 1907 at the early…

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Ser Boccaccio

Ser Boccaccio

Boccaccio was born in Certaldo (Florence) in 1313 ie 700 years ago, and died there in 1375. At the age of 1 he was promised…

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Poetry corner - Cattafi

Poetry corner – Cattafi

Bartolo Cattafi was born in 1922 and died in 1979. He graduated in law but worked in advertising in Milan. He published numerous poetry collections;…

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