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Antonio Tabucchi

Antonio TabucchiBorn: 24-Sep-1943
Birthplace: Pisa, Italy
Died: 25-Mar-2012
Location of death: Lisbon, Portugal
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cemitério dos Prazeres, Lisbon, Portugal

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: Italy
Executive summary: The Last Three Days of Fernando Pessoa

A fan of Portuguese literature, Tabucchi has translated much of the work of Fernando Pessoa into Italian. He is generally considered one of the most talented Italian writers of the last 20 years.

Wife: Maria José de Lancastre (m. 1970, until his death, two children)

    Professor: Chair of Literature, University of Siena

    International Parliament of Writers Co-Founder
    Prix Médicis étranger 1987 for Nocturne indien

Author of books:
Piazza d'Italia (1975, novel)
Il Gioco del Rovescio (1981, novel)
Donna di Porto Pim e Altre Storie (1983, short stories)
Notturno Indiano (1984, novel)
Piccoli Equivoci Senza Importanza (1985, novel)
Requiem: un'Allucinazione (1992, novel)
Declares Pereira (1994, novel)
La Testa Perduta di Damasceno Monteiro (1997, novel)

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