Leo Buscaglia

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Birthday
31, 1924
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Death Date
Jun 12, 1998 (74)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
31, 1924
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Death Date
Jun 12, 1998 (74)

About

American author and motivational speaker who wrote The Fall of Freddie the Leaf (1982) and worked in the Department of Special Education at the University of Southern California. He is also known as Dr. Love.

Before Fame

He served in the United States Navy before earning three degrees at the University of Southern California and later becoming a professor. He published his first book, Love, in 1972.

Trivia

As a professor at the University of Southern California, he taught a popular course on love after the suicide of one of his students forced him to grapple with issues of (lack of) meaning and (dis)connection.

Family Life

He was born in Los Angeles to Italian immigrant parents. He spent his early childhood in Italy.

Associated With

Jane Goodall is another famous University of Southern California faculty member.

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