Mario Soldati
Date of Birth
Nov 17, 1906
Birth Place:
Turin, Italy

Biography

Mario Soldati is perhaps best known as a novelist and non-fiction writer, but he is also a noted director. Following graduation from the University of Turin, he moved to the United States in the late '20s to continue his studies. Eventually he got a teaching position at Columbia University in New York. After an unsuccessful bid for American citizenship, Soldati returned to Italy in 1931 to join...