Death of Edoardo Sanguineti

December 9, 1930 - May 18, 2010
Genoa, Italy | Age 79

Italian poet, critic and intellectual dies at 79
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ROME -- Edoardo Sanguineti, a poet, critic and intellectual whose playful use of language made him an important neo-avant-garde figure on Italy's 1960s literary scene, died on Tuesday in a Genoa hospital.

Doctors at Villa Scassi hospital said Sanguineti, 79, died there following emergency surgery for an abdominal aneurysm.

In the early 1960s, Sanguineti helped found and influence the so-called "Gruppo 63," in which experimental poetry explored...

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