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Umberto Eco (1932–2016)

He is a professor of semiotics, the study of communication through signs and symbols, at the University of Bologna. Also a philiosopher, a historian, literary critic, and an aesthetician. He is an avid book collector and owns more than 30,000 volumes. The subjects of his scholarly investigations range from St. Thomas Aquinas, to James Joyce, to ... See full bio »

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  The Name of the Rose (TV Series) (from the novel by - 7 episodes, 2019) (from his novel - 1 episode, 2019)
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 2018 I riassuntini (TV Series short) (based on the novel by - 2020)
 2008 Non chiederci la parola (text)
 1987 La abadía del crimen (Video Game) (novel "Il nome della rosa" - uncredited)
 1986 The Name of the Rose (novel "Il nome della rosa")
 1981 A grande richiesta (TV Mini Series) (screenplay)
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Book: "Diario minimo", Mondadori, Milan. See more »

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3 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »


Renate Ramge  (his death)  (2 children)

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I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us. See more »


Father of assistant director/journalist Stefano Eco, brother of actress Emy Eco. See more »

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