Dario Fo


Born
in Leggiuno-Sangiano, Varese, Italy
March 24, 1926

Died
October 13, 2016

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Dario Fo was an Italian satirist, playwright, theatre director, actor, and composer. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1997. In 2007 he was ranked Joint Seventh with Stephen Hawking in The Telegraph's list of 100 greatest living geniuses. His dramatic work employed comedic methods of the ancient Italian commedia dell'arte, a theatrical style popular with the proletarian classes. He owned and operated a theatre company with his wife, the leading actress Franca Rame. Dario Fo died in Milan on October 13th 2016, at the age of 90.

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“A theatre, a literature, an artistic expression that does not speak for its own time has no relevance.”
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