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Pier Paolo Pasolini

Pier Paolo Pasolini

Pier Paolo Pasolini on the set of Teorema

Pier Paolo Pasolini on the set of Teorema

A poem by Torquato Tasso (Italian poet, Sorrento - Naples 1544 - Rome 1595) written on the staircase of a house in Polignano in the south of Italy. Image:  Paolo Iusco via: trekearth    .    “perduto è tutto il tempo che in amor non si spende”      “lost is the time that you don’t spend in love”

A poem by Torquato Tasso (Italian poet, Sorrento - Naples 1544 - Rome 1595) written on the staircase of a house in Polignano in the south of Italy. Image: Paolo Iusco via: trekearth . “perduto è tutto il tempo che in amor non si spende” “lost is the time that you don’t spend in love”

Eduardo De Filippo was an Italian actor, playwright, screenwriter, author and poet

Eduardo De Filippo was an Italian actor, playwright, screenwriter, author and poet

Dante Alighieri by Sandro Botticelli. His face was the first thing I made in my sculpture class.

Dante Alighieri by Sandro Botticelli. His face was the first thing I made in my sculpture class.

Portrait of Laura, celebrated in his poetry by Francesco Petrarca (1304-1374), Italian poet and humanist. Portrait in the Laurentian Library, Florence

Portrait of Laura, celebrated in his poetry by Francesco Petrarca (1304-1374), Italian poet and humanist. Portrait in the Laurentian Library, Florence

Arrigo Boito (Enrico Giuseppe Giovanni Boito;1842–1918), pseudonym Tobia Gorrio, was an Italian poet, journalist, novelist, librettist and composer, best known today for his libretti, especially those for Verdi's operas Otello and Falstaff, and his own opera Mefistofele. Along with Emilio Praga, he is regarded as one of the prominent representatives of the Scapigliatura artistic movement. Towards the end of his musical career, he succeeded G. Bottesini as director of the Parma Conservatory.

Arrigo Boito (Enrico Giuseppe Giovanni Boito;1842–1918), pseudonym Tobia Gorrio, was an Italian poet, journalist, novelist, librettist and composer, best known today for his libretti, especially those for Verdi's operas Otello and Falstaff, and his own opera Mefistofele. Along with Emilio Praga, he is regarded as one of the prominent representatives of the Scapigliatura artistic movement. Towards the end of his musical career, he succeeded G. Bottesini as director of the Parma Conservatory.

Dai diamanti non nasce niente, dal letame nascono i fior ("From diamonds nothing is born, the flowers come from manure"), Fabrizio De Andrè, Italian poet and songwriter

Dai diamanti non nasce niente, dal letame nascono i fior ("From diamonds nothing is born, the flowers come from manure"), Fabrizio De Andrè, Italian poet and songwriter

Nobel de Literatura en 1906: Giosuè Carducci (Italia). Otorgado "no sólo en consideración de su aprendizaje profundo e investigación crítica, sino sobre todo a manera de tributo a su energía creativa, frescura de estilo y fuerza lírica que caracterizan sus piezas maestras poéticas". http://es.wikisource.org/wiki/Giosu%C3%A8_Carducci

Nobel de Literatura en 1906: Giosuè Carducci (Italia). Otorgado "no sólo en consideración de su aprendizaje profundo e investigación crítica, sino sobre todo a manera de tributo a su energía creativa, frescura de estilo y fuerza lírica que caracterizan sus piezas maestras poéticas". http://es.wikisource.org/wiki/Giosu%C3%A8_Carducci

Italian poet and philosopher Giacomo Leopardi - Felix Vallotton

Italian poet and philosopher Giacomo Leopardi - Felix Vallotton

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