Arturo Graf

Arturo Graf (1848–1913), Italian poet, of German ancestry, was born at Athens, Greece.

Arturo Graf

He was educated at the University of Naples and became a lecturer on Italian literature in Rome, till in 1876 he was appointed professor at Turin.[1]

He was one of the founders of the Giornale della letteratura italiana, and his publications include valuable prose criticism; but he is best known as a poet. His various volumes of verse—Poesie e novelle (1874), Dopo il tramonto versi (1893), etc.—give him a high place among the recent lyrical writers of his country.[1]


  1. ^ a b   One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Graf, Arturo". Encyclopædia Britannica. 12 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 315.