Pezzani, Renzo

BORN 4 Jun 1898, Parma, Emilia-Romagna - DIED 14 Jul 1951, Castiglione Torinese, Piemonte
GRAVE LOCATION Parma, Emilia-Romagna: Cimitero della Villetta, Viale della Villetta 29 B (Reparto Nord-Est 4, Fila 1, Tomba 10)

Renzo Pazzini trained as a school teacher and during twenty years he worked as a teacher and wrote at the same time. He was the founder of the magazine Difesa artistica (Artistic Defense) and also worked for other magazines. In 1926 he was forced to retire from teaching because of political problems.

He wrote children's novels, poems in Italian and in the Parmesan dialect. He also authored texts for musical works and translated Émile Baumann's novel "Le signe sur les mains" from the French. Several schools were named after him.


The grave of Renzo Pezzani at the Cimitero della Villetta, Parma.
Picture by Androom (11 Feb 2017)


Renzo Pezzani - Wikipedia

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Published: 26 Dec 2017
Last update: 25 Apr 2022