Dario Fo

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Dario Fo
Dario Fo in Cesena
Born24 Mairch 1926(1926-03-24)
Leggiuno Sangiano, Varese, Italy
ThriftPlaywricht, actor, director, componer
PeriodPost-war era
SubjectAbortion, assassinations, conspicuous consumption, corruption, drog addiction, European history, mechanisation, organised crime, pouer, racism, Roman Catholic theology, sexism, war
Notable warksThe Virtuous Burglar
Archangels Don't Play Pinball
Mistero Buffo
Accidental Death of an Anarchist
Can't Pay? Won't Pay!
Trumpets and Raspberries
Elizabeth: Almost by Chance a Woman
The Pope and the Witch
Notable awairdsNobel Prize in Leeteratur
SpooseFranca Rame (m. 1954; d. 2013)
BairnsJacopo Fo


Dario Fo (Italian pronunciation: [ˈdaːrjo ˈfɔ]; born 24 Mairch 1926; died 13 October 2016) wis an Italian actor-playwricht, comedian, sangster, theatre director, stage designer, sangwriter, penter an poleetical campaigner o the Italian extremist left-weeng, recipient o the 1997 Nobel Prize in Leeteratur.[1] He died on 13 October 2016, the same day that Bob Dylan wis annoonced as the winner o that year's Nobel Prize in Leeteratur.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Mitchell 1999, p. 3


  • Mitchell, Tony (1999). Dario Fo: People's Court Jester (Updated and Expanded). London: Methuen. ISBN 0-413-73320-3.