Category: Biography


Sculpture bust of Carlo Collodi

This body should be located today at the chapel Lorenzini, in Monumental Cemetery of the Porte Sante, within the fortified bastion of the Basilica of San Miniato al Monte.

The son of a notary of Florence Bicchierai…

"... A valuable collection of works of scores of his property passed to the notary Bicchierai family."[1]These scores are still unpublished. [1] Pinocchio Collodi Rossana Dedola p. 66 Does anyone know the descendants of Notary Bicchierai Florence? the donation

You have a great-grandmother illegal? You may descend from Collodi!

Paul Lorenzini, better known as Collodi Grandson is now one of the most reliable sources on the personal life of Carlo Collodi. His grandson in the biography of Collodi, He states that his uncle had had a daughter born in a noble family illicitly

Collodi and piano

Francesco Paolo Tosti Collodi Grandson puts a special emphasis to fame as a pianist of Collodi: "I do not remember which for the festive occasion we found ourselves together in our house, briefly allowed. Dad took us to visit his uncles

Collodi on vacation in Livorno

Like any wealthy Florentine time Collodi spent the summer in Livorno, where “terribly bored, and where you were sure to find it every year, in July and August, Stroller via Grande and Via dei Cavalleggeri "[1] [1] Eugenio Cecchini (journalist

But that sandwhiches Pinocchio?

“… hundred of mamma, Bice Bianciardi, knew well the Collodi, and he told me a story. Suo padre, a lawyer, took a day around her little daughter, and he ran down the street with the Lorenzini, with whom he stayed a little’

Lorenzini in Turin

By Collodi 10 to the 19 March 1859 visse a Torino, Guido Biagi testifies to stay in a “Aerial bedroom Piazza San Carlo“.

Lorenzini in Cortona

The father of Carlo Lorenzini, called Domenico Lorenzini, was born in 1795 and he lived in Cortona (more than 100 sitanza miles from Collodi), and came from a peasant family and very poor. He had a passion for cooking and

A crisis of love Collodi

"Among many loves more or less fatuous and fragile, he had to have one truly serious, that, if it were possible, I think it would have caused a confirmed bachelor take the plunge and get married. He had to flare up between the 1857 and the

If the mold, pagamela bene, to make me want to follow her

Collodi calls his work a "childish" and tells: "Do what you think; but, if the mold, pagamela bene, to make me want to continue it ". Collodi then will be paid 20 lire a riga, while the official rate was 25