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Rocco de Zerbi (1843–1893)

Zerbi, Rocco de (dzãr’bē). An Italian politician, journalist, and miscellaneous writer; born at Reggio, Calabria, 1843; died in 1893. He served in the army, 1860–66; founded the influential Giornaletto of Naples, 1868; became member of the chamber of deputies, 1872. He wrote: ‘Aspirations’ (1865), in verse; ‘Poetry and Prose’ (1868); ‘Without Title’ (1870), both romances; ‘Political Writings’ (1876); ‘Vistilia’ (1877), a romance; ‘Modern Art’ (1878); ‘Church and State’ (1878); ‘Faust’ (1878), a notable critical work; etc.