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Calvino, Italo b. October 15, 1923 d. September 19, 1985 Author. Born in Cuba and raised in Italy, his career as a writer spanned nearly four decades. Two of his first fictional works were inspired by his participation in the Italian Resistance: "The Path to the Nest of Spiders," and the collection of stories entitled "Adam, One Afternoon, and Other Stories." Calvino's whimsical and imaginative fables made him one of the Italy's finest postwar writers. Some of his major works include: "If on a Winter's Night a Traveller," "The Baron in the Trees" and...[Read More] (Bio by: MC) Cause of death: Cerebral hemorrhage Cemetery of Castiglione Della Pescaia, Castiglione della Pescaia, Provincia di Grosseto, Toscana, Italy
Sylvain, Jules b. June 11, 1900 d. November 1, 1968 Swedish Composer. His real name was Stig Hansson, but his pseudonym "Jules Sylvain" became his trade-mark, though he had almost 30 different alias. He wrote some 800 songs, among them, many of the most treasured songs in Sweden´s history of entertainment; "Räkna de lyckliga stunderna blott," "Tangokavaljeren" and "Säg det i toner" to mention a few. He also wrote music to several of the revues by Ernst Rolf and Karl Gerhard. His last years he lived in Italy, where he also is buried. (Bio by: Peter Robsahm) Cemetery of Castiglione Della Pescaia, Castiglione della Pescaia, Provincia di Grosseto, Toscana, Italy