Berto Zambonini (1957 words)

Nadia Stella Zambonini
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Berto Zambonini dedicated himself to a vast range of activities: as a sculptor, painter, writer, poet, and luthier, but also a techincal designer, carpenter, mason, tailor, and hairdresser. A proponent and protagonist of the epic maggio tradition of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines, he was a maggerino (singer-actor), inventor of props, and author of three maggi: Paris e Vienna, I due gemelli, and Carlo Magno.

Born in the Appennine mountain town of Asta of Villa Minozzo (Reggio nell’Emilia province) on September 21, 1923, Berto Zambonini was the third of five children in a family of farmers and small landowners. Life in the early decades of the twentieth century and between t…

Citation: Zambonini, Nadia Stella. "Berto Zambonini". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 July 2020 [https://staging.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=14479, accessed 17 May 2022.]

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