Paolo Grassi

Paolo Grassi

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Paolo Grassi (Milan, Italy, 30 October 1919 - London, England, 14 March 1981) was an Italian theatrical impresario. As a young man, he worked in magazines and discovered a passion for the theater. It led him in 1937 to create a Bertoldissimo (musical work), which he oversaw and directed. He organized the theater company Ninchi-Dori-Tumiati and founded the avant-garde group Palcoscenico (Stage). Grassi was a Socialist. During the Second World War, he was conscripted into the army but went over to the Italian resistance movement, including working with the socialist newspaper Avanti!. In 1947, together with Giorgio Strehler, friend and associate, Grassi founded the Piccolo Teatro di Milano, the first Italian civic theater.show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • Plaispublishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136272105
  • 9786136272108