Saponaro, Michele

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Saponaro, Michele Gender: M
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)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 12°05' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 26°47 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 11°56'

Portrait of Michele Saponaro 
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Michele Saponaro
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Italian writer.

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.

Link to Italian Wikipedia

Source Notes

Gauquelin vol 6


  • Vocation : Writers : Biographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction