Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino

Birth
Death 19 Sep 1985 (aged 61)
Siena, Provincia di Siena, Toscana, Italy
Burial Castiglione della Pescaia, Provincia di Grosseto, Toscana, Italy
Memorial ID 10200730 · View Source
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Author. Born in Cuba and raised in Italy, his career as a writer spanned nearly four decades. Two of his first fictional works were inspired by his participation in the Italian Resistance: "The Path to the Nest of Spiders," and the collection of stories entitled "Adam, One Afternoon, and Other Stories." Calvino's whimsical and imaginative fables made him one of the Italy's finest postwar writers. Some of his major works include: "If on a Winter's Night a Traveller," "The Baron in the Trees" and "Invisible Cities."

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  • Added: 1 Jan 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10200730
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Italo Calvino (15 Oct 1923–19 Sep 1985), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10200730, citing Cemetery of Castiglione Della Pescaia, Castiglione della Pescaia, Provincia di Grosseto, Toscana, Italy ; Maintained by Find A Grave .