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Salvatore Gotta

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Biography

Montalto Dora, Piedmont, Italy
A noted novelist in the early and mid-20th Century and a contributor to the noted Italian newspaper Il Corriere della Sera ("Courier of the Evening"), his best-known work is the lyrics for the martial song "Giovinezza" ("Youth"), with accompanying music by Giuseppe Blanc, the fascist anthem of fascist Italy. Reportedly, he was personally approached by Benito Mussolini who assigned the task to him. Read more...

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