Costanzo, Aurelio

POET, AUTHOR, SCHOLAR (ITALY)
BORN 6 Mar 1843, Melilli, Sicilia - DIED 14 Jul 1913, Roma, Lazio
REAL NAME Costanzo, Giuseppe Aurelio
GRAVE LOCATION Roma, Lazio: Cimitero Monumentale del Verano, Piazzale del Verano, 1 (Piazzale Circolare, riquadro 3)

Aurelio Costanzo studied at the boarding school of the poet Emanuele Giaracą. He moved to Naples to continue his studies and there he made friends in literary circles. In 1864 he took up his military service and in 1867 he returned to Naples to finish his studies. In 1869 he published "Versi" ("Verses"). In 1873 he was appointed Professor of Italian Letters in Naples. In 1875 he moved to Rome where he obtained a professorship in 1880 at the Higher Institute of Magisterium .

In 1875 he published his prose comedy "The Rebels" and his poem "The heroes of the attic" (1880) attracted national attention. He died in 1913 in Rome.

Images

The grave of Aurelio Costanzo at the Cimitero Monumentale del Verano.
Picture by Androom (21 Feb 2020)

 

Sources
COSTANZO, Giuseppe Aurelio in "Dizionario Biografico"
Giuseppe Aurelio Costanzo - Wikipedia


Coster, Charles de

Published: 15 Mar 2020
Last update: 08 May 2020