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Giuseppe D'Agata

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Occupation  Writer
Nominations  Strega Prize
Books  Saint Adam's Treasure
Born  11 January 1927 (1927-01-11) Bologna, Italy
Died  29 March 2011, Bologna, Italy
Movies  Be Sick It's Free, Il generale dorme in piedi, Travolto dagli affetti familiari
Similar  Mauro Severino, Luigi Zampa, Sergio Amidei, Francesco Massaro, Alberto Sordi

Giuseppe D'Agata (11 January 1927 – 29 March 2011) was an Italian author, screenwriter and television writer.

Life and career

Born in Bologna, the son of a typographer, at 17 years old D'Agata became a militant in the partisan brigade "Matteotti Sap" and then in 1944 he enrolled the Socialist Party and later the Italian Socialist Party of Proletarian Unity. He wrote several novels based on his own experiences as a partisan, and some of his novels such as L' esercito di Scipione and Il medico della mutua were adapted into films. He was also active as a screenwriter and a television writer, often collaborating with Andrea Camilleri. His last work was the novel Pippo per gli amici, released in 2007.


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