Gozzano, Guido

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Gozzano, Guido Gender: M
born on 19 December 1883 at 16:30 (= 4:30 PM )
Place Turin, Italy, 45n03, 7e40
Timezone LST m12e29 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 27°27' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 08°17 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 26°35'

Guido Gozzano


Italian poet, leader of a poetic school known as crepuscolarismo, which favoured a direct, unadorned style to express nostalgic memories.

Gozzano graduated from the National College of Savigliano and briefly attended law school in Turin before beginning a literary career. La via del rifugio (1907; “The Road to Shelter”), his first volume of verse, showed the influence of Gabriele D’Annunzio.

The second and last collection Gozzano published during his lifetime was I colloqui (1911; The Colloquies), which addresses the themes of youth, death, creative repression, nostalgia, regret, and contentment. It includes the poems “La signorina Felicita, ovvero, La Felicità” (“Miss Felicita, or, Felicity”), reminiscences of the poet’s visits with a simple middle-class girl, and “Totò Merùmeni,” a self-portrait of a melancholy poet. Much of Gozzano’s work was uncollected when he died from tuberculosis onm 9 August 1916 at age 32.

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Source Notes

Bordoni vol 1


  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (tuberculosis)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet