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Luigi Gualtieri (1826–1901)

Gualtieri, Luigi (gwäl”tē-ā’rē). An Italian novelist and dramatist; born in Bologna, in 1826; died at San Remo, 1901. At twenty-two he settled in Milan and married the popular actress Giacinta Pezzana, whom he accompanied on her professional tours. His first novel was ‘The Mysteries of Italy,’ followed by ‘The Anonymous,’ ‘The Serpent of the Viscount,’ ‘Recollections of Ugo Bassi,’ ‘God and Man,’ and the ‘Last Pope,’ together with many others, all of which became popular. For the stage he wrote: ‘The Duel’; ‘The Love of an Hour’; ‘Aspects of Marriage’; ‘Heidelberg Students’; and others.