|born on||2 January 1885 at 07:05 (= 07:05 AM )|
|Place||San Cesario di Lecce, Italy, 40n18, 18e10|
|Timezone||LST m12e29 (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||12°05' 26°47 Asc. 11°56'|
After a start in realist style, in which he wrote The stories of the green (Naples, Bideri, 1908) (which had the presentation of Luigi Capuano ), and the collection of autobiographical short stories poppies (Ancona, Puccini, 1912) tried his hand in the novel , with Eve (1914), Sin (Milano, Treves, 1919), and others.
He worked for a time in Milan at the Library Braidense , to then become the collaborator of the " Magazine of Italy "and" Corriere della Sera ".
He then worked on biographies of Italians, including on the life of Ugo Foscolo (1938), Carducci (1940), Leopardi (1941), Mazzini (1943), Michelangelo (1947). The most notoriety, however, came with the controversial Life of Jesus (1949), which aroused wide controversy.
He died 28 October 1959.
Gauquelin vol 6
- Vocation : Writers : Biographer
- Vocation : Writers : Fiction