Borghi, Carlo

POET, AUTHOR, JOURNALIST (ITALY)
BORN 12 Sep 1851, Milano, Lombardia - DIED 6 Apr 1883, Milano, Lombardia
GRAVE LOCATION Milano, Lombardia: Cimitero Monumentale, Piazzale Cimitero Monumentale (Necropoli, Edicola 142)

Carlo Borghi studied at the Parini high school and graduated in Law in Pavia in 1871. By that time he already wrote for "La Palestra letteraria". In 1876 he founded "Vita Nuova" with a group of friends and in this magazine he published most of his poems until publication ceased in 1878.

He started travelling and in 1878 he visited the Exhibition of Fine Arts in Paris. He used his travel experiences for "In cammino". In "La prima vittoria: ricordi dell'Esposizione di Torino" (1881) he looked critically upon new developments in painting and sculpture.

With Giovanni Pozza he founded the satirical magazine "Il Guerin Meschino" that existed until 1921. In 1883 he became the ecretary of the Committee for the Universal Exhibition of Fine Arts in Rome, but he died in that same year in Milan, aged 31.

Images

The grave of Carlo Borghi at the Cimitero Monumentale, Milano.
Picture by Androom (22 Feb 2019)

 

Sources
BORGHI, Carlo in "Dizionario Biografico"
Carlo Borghi (poeta) - Wikipedia


Borghi-Mamo, Adelaide

Published: 29 Dec 2019
Last update: 7 Nov 2020