Grazia Deledda

Grazia Deledda

Original Name Grazia Maria Cosima Damiana Deledda
Birth
Nuoro, Provincia di Nuoro, Sardegna, Italy
Death 15 Aug 1926 (aged 54)
Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Burial Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Plot Section 34
Memorial ID 10288997 · View Source
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Nobel Prize Laureate Author. The first Italian woman to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature, she published her first story in 1886 when she was fifteen. Author of thirty-three novels and many books of short stories, almost all of them set in Sardinia. Among her better-known works are "Elias Portolu," "Reeds in the Wind" and "Cosima." She was awarded her Novel Prize in 1926.


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  • Originally Created by: MC
  • Added: 8 Jan 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10288997
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Grazia Deledda (27 Sep 1871–15 Aug 1926), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10288997, citing Cimitero Comunale Monumentale Campo Verano, Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by Find A Grave .