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Gianni Rodari (1920–1980)

Gianni Rodari was born on October 23, 1920 in Omegna, Piedmont, Italy. He was a writer and actor, known for Chipollino (1972), Volshebnyy golos Dzhelsomino (1978) and Cake in the Sky (1973). He was married to Maria Teresa Ferretti. He died on April 14, 1980 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »


(age 59) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Chipollino Writer


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 2016 Star Taxi (Short) (original story)
 2015 Petites casseroles (Short) (segment "La Promenade d'un distrait - Author")
 2009 Pinocho el astuto (Short) (original story)
 2005 La Promenade d'un distrait (Short) (author)
 1996 How the Toys Saved Christmas (fairy tale)
 1995 Ave Fénix (Short) (story)
 1985 Golubaya strela (Short)
 1984 Torta az égen (TV Movie) (novel)
 1983 Teatre per a nois i noies (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1981 Quitxalla (TV Series) (tales - 1 episode)
 1973 Cake in the Sky (novel)
 1972 Chipollino (novel) / (screenplay)
 1969 Rasseyannyy Dzhovanni (TV Short) (story - as Dzh. Rodari)
 1962 Hagymácska (TV Movie)
 1961 Cipollino, the Onion Boy (Short) (fairy tale)
 1959 Chipollinos tavgadasavali (TV Movie) (novel "Il Romanzo di Cipollino")
 1958 The Boy from Napoli (Short) (story)
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Alternate Names:

Dzh. Rodari

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Member of the PCI (Italian Communist Party) from 1944 to his death.

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