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Candido Cannav˛
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Birth: Nov. 29, 1930
Catania
Provincia di Catania
Sicilia, Italy
Death: Feb. 22, 2009
Milan
Provincia di Milano
Lombardia, Italy

Italian journalist, well known as the historical director (1983-2002) of the sport newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport.

Cannav˛ was born in Catania and begun to work as sport journalist for La Sicilia when he was nineteen. He was president of CUS Catania from 1952 until 1955, when he was hired by La Gazzetta dello Sport. In 1981, he became vice-director and, in 1983, director. During his stay, the Gazzetta consolidated as the major Italian sport newspaper; Cannav˛ also launched the weekly Sportweek and the Gazzetta website. Cannav˛ gained national popularity also for his numerous TV appearances in connection with the Giro d'Italia and Serie A football. He continued to write for Gazzetta until two days before his death; he was also author of an autobiography and of essays about social themes, such as Italian prisons, as well as handicapped and homeless people.

He died in Milan in 2009, aged 78, by cerebral hemorrhage.(from Wikipedia) 
 
Burial:
Cimitero Monumentale di Milano
Milan
Provincia di Milano
Lombardia, Italy
 
Created by: Cristian Italia
Record added: Jul 03, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113292573
Candido Cannav˛
Added by: Cristian Italia
 
Candido Cannav˛
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Rest in Heavenly peace.
- William Neill
 Added: Nov. 21, 2014

- Cristian Italia
 Added: Jul. 3, 2013
 
 
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