Umberto Saba

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Birthday
9, 1883
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Aug 26, 1957 (74)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
9, 1883
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Aug 26, 1957 (74)

About

Italian poet and writer known for Prelude and Flight and associated with the Crepuscolarismo movement.

Before Fame

Abandoned by his father before his birth, he was raised by a wet nurse, and later by his mother, Felicita Rachele Coen.

Trivia

He struggled with depression throughout his adult life.

Family Life

He was married to Lina Wolfler, with whom he had a daughter.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of Italian-born French poet Guillaume Apollinaire.

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