Gianni Rodari Italian children's writer

Gianni Rodari is a 59 years old Italian children's writer from Omegna. Gianni Rodari was born on October 23, 1920 (died on April 14, 1980, he was 59 years old) in Omegna.

Gianni Rodari



Gianni Rodari was an Italian writer and journalist most famous for his children's books. For his lasting contribution as a children's writer he received the biennial Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1970 and many consider him Italy's most important twentieth-century children's author. His books have been translated into many languages though few have been published in English.
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Is Gianni Rodari still alive?

No, he died on 04/14/1980, 42 years ago. He was 59 years old when he died. Cause of death: heart failure. He died in Rome and buried in Campo Verano .


Gianni Rodari Movies (6)

There are 6 movies of Gianni Rodari.

His first feature film was How the Toys Saved Christmas (1996). He was 76 when he starred in this movie. Since 1996, he has appeared in 6 feature films. The last one is Cake in the Sky (1973). .

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Gianni Rodari movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

Awards (1)

Awarded Hans Christian Andersen Award in 1970 .


He graduated from Università Cattolica Del Sacro Cuore

What was Gianni's zodiac sign?

Gianni Rodari zodiac sign was scorpio.

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