University of Turin
| Lalla Romano|
| November 11, 1906
Demonte (1906-11-11) |
novelist, poet, and journalist
June 26, 2001, Milan, Italy
Le parole tra noi leggere, Nei mari estremi
Anna Banti, Cesare Segre, Eugenio Montale, Leonardo Sinisgalli
Lalla Romano (November 11, 1906 in Demonte – June 26, 2001 in Milan) was an Italian novelist, poet, and journalist.
She came from a noteworthy Piedmontese family, Giuseppe Peano was her great-uncle, and originally had an interest in painting. She continued to paint, gaining some attention with painting, throughout her life. She attended the University of Turin where Cesare Pavese led her to an increased interest in writing. She graduated with a degree in literature than worked as a librarian and teacher. During World War II she joined with the Resistance. After the war she became noted for writings that drew on personal and family experiences.
In 2009, there was a retrospective at Aosta.
Lalla Romano Wikipedia