The Nobel Prize in Literature 1934
Born: 28 June 1867, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
Died: 10 December 1936, Rome, Italy
Residence at the time of the award: Italy
Prize motivation: "for his bold and ingenious revival of dramatic and scenic art."
Prize share: 1/1
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