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Antonio Porta

Antonio Porta, pseudonym of Leo Paolazzi, was born in Vicenza in 1935, but lived in Milan most of his life. In addition to his noteworthy career as a member of the Italian Neo-Avant-garde, specifically a founding member of Gruppo 63 and the Novissimi, he wrote literary criticism for various newspapers and magazines, and taught literature at the Universita di Bologna, the Universita di Pavia and the Universita di Roma, La Sapienza, as well as Yale University. He died of a heart attack in Milan...See more