Gianni Rodari, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Gianni Rodari

Italian children's writer

Date of Birth: 23-Oct-1920

Place of Birth: Omegna, Piedmont, Italy

Date of Death: 14-Apr-1980

Profession: screenwriter, writer, poet, pedagogue, journalist, children's writer, science fiction writer

Nationality: Italy

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Gianni Rodari

  • Giovanni "Gianni" Rodari (23 October 1920 – 14 April 1980) was an Italian writer and journalist, most famous for his children's books, notably Il romanzo di Cipollino.
  • For his lasting contribution as a children's writer he received the biennial Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1970 and many consider him Italy's most important twentieth-century children's author.
  • His books have been translated into many languages, though few have been published in English.

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