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Luigi Malerba

Luigi Malerba is the pen name of Luigi Bonardi (1927-2008). He was born in Berceto, outside of Parma in Emilia Romagna, in 1927. Because of his young age, Malerba avoided serving in the Fascist military during World War II. Instead, after completing secondary school, he went on to study law at the University of Parma, but he soon abandoned that path. His move to Rome in 1950 brought him into artistic, literary and cinematic circles that would significantly influence his work. After going into...See more