Grazia Deledda

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Birthday
27, 1871
Birthplace
Nuoro, Italy
Death Date
Aug 15, 1936 (64)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
27, 1871
Birthplace
Nuoro, Italy
Death Date
Aug 15, 1936 (64)

About

Italian novelist who won the 1926 Nobel Prize for Literature.

Before Fame

She grew up being educated by a private tutor and then studied literature independently. Her first work was published in the magazine L'ultima moda.

Trivia

Her novel Cenere inspired a film starring the classic Italian actress Eleanora Duse.

Family Life

She was born in Nuoro, Italy and lived in Italy for most of her life.

Associated With

Selma Lagerlof was the first woman author to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.