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Raffaello Baldini
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Raffaello Baldini (1924–2005) was born in Santarcangelo di Romagna and lived in Milan from 1955 until his death. He published four poetry collections, each written in the _romagnolo _dialect: _E’ solitèri _(Galeati, 1976), La nàiva (Einaudi, 1982), _Furistír _(Einaudi, 1988), Ad Nòta (Mondadori, 1995), and La nàiva, Furistír, Ciacri (Einaudi, 2000). Baldini wrote theatrical monologues: Carta canta, Zitti tutti! and In fondo a destra (Einaudi, 1998). His collection Furistír was awarded the Viareggio Prize, and Ad nòta was awarded the Bagutta Prize. A translation of his work by Adria Bernardi, Small Talk, was published by Gradiva in 2009.

AGNI has published the following work:

Poetry
Night
By Raffaello Baldini
Translated from the romagnole by Adria Bernardi
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