Campana, Dino

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Campana, Dino Gender: M
born on 20 August 1885 at 14:15 (= 2:15 PM )
Place Marradi, Italy, 44n04, 11e37
Timezone LST m12e29 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 27°38' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 00°47 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 10°29'

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Dino Campana
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Italian poet, a student of chemistry and pharmacy intermittently from 1906-1913 in between bouts of madness. During the same period he widely traveled over Europe and the U.S. writing and reciting, gaining the reputation of being an Italian Rimbaud.

He wrote for journals, and published one volume of poetry, "Orphic Songs,"1908 as a private venture and hawked copies around the cafes of Florence and Bologna. In 1916-1917 he had an agitated love affair with the poetess Sibilla Aleramo.

Permanently confined to an asylum in Florence, 1918, he died there on 3/01/1932.

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  • Social : Institutionalized - prison, hospital 1918 (Permanently entered insane asylum)

Source Notes

Bordoni quotes B.C. (2:15 PM Rome time)


  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Institutionalized (Asylum)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet