La Lomia, Agostino b. January 30, 1905 d. January 21, 1978 Sicilian Folk Figure. Born to Salvatore La Lomia and Anna Giudice in Canicattė, Agostino La Lomia was the last Sicilian 'Gattopardo' who as Duke of Giantonina and Baron of Renda, Carbuscia and Torrazze, 'signore' of Giantonina and lay abbot of the abbey of Giacchetto, vice president of the Banco di Credito Siciliano and commander of the Crown of Italy, loved good life and always saw that he was present in large mundane events. A bizarre man, famous for his detailed anecdotes which he recited...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Cimitero di Canicattė, Canicatti, Provincia di Agrigento, Sicilia, Italy Plot: Cappella Gentilizia.
Pirandello, Luigi b. June 28, 1867 d. December 10, 1936 Italian dramatist, novelist and short story-writer. His works, which deal with the themes of illusion and reality, and the tragicomic absurdity of life, include the plays 'Six Characters In Search Of An Author' (1921) and 'Henry IV' (1922), and the novel 'The Late Mattia Pascal' (1904). Nobel Prize for literature 1934. Pirandello Birthplace, Agrigento, Provincia di Agrigento, Sicilia, Italy