Alberto Ongaro (22 August 1925 – 23 March 2018),[1] also known by his pseudonym Alfredo Nogara, was an Italian journalist, writer and comics writer.

Alberto Ongaro
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Ongaro in 2008
Born(1925-08-11)11 August 1925
Died23 March 2018(2018-03-23) (aged 92)
Venice, Italy
Comics artist


Born in Venice, Italy, he lived for a long time in South America and England, before returning to Venice in 1979.

A friend and collaborator of Hugo Pratt, he also worked for Il Corriere dei Piccoli. As a journalist, he was a foreign correspondent of L'Europeo, and he also wrote historical and adventure books, including La taverna del doge Loredan (1980), La partita (1986) and Il ponte della solita ora (2006). Ongaro died in Venice on 23 March 2018, aged 92.[2]


  1. ^ "Morto il veneziano Alberto Ongaro, scrittore e viaggiatore amico di Hugo Pratt" (in Italian). Retrieved 2018-03-24.
  2. ^ Taglietti, Cristina. "Morto Alberto Ongaro, autore veneziano" (in Italian). Retrieved 2018-03-24.

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