Tag: obituary

How Dario Fo Learned That He Won the Nobel Prize

"Hai Vinto il Nobel" - Dario Fo

Dario Fo, the Italian playwright/actor/painter/political rabble-rouser who won the 1997 Nobel Prize for Literature, passed away today at the age of 90.

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Farewell to an Italian Historian

I was hoping that with my first post of the new year I would look forward. Instead, with the passing of Christopher Hibbert, I thought it would be worth it to look back. Until I read Hibbert’s obituary, I didn’t know too much about him, only that he was the author of one of the …

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