Dario Fo


Dario Fo

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Dario Fo
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1997

Born: 24 March 1926, Leggiuno-Sangiano, Italy

Died: 13 October 2016, Milano, Italy

Residence at the time of the award: Italy

Prize motivation: "who emulates the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden."

Language: Italian

Prize share: 1/1

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