Italo Svevo was an Italian writer, playwright, novelist, short story writer, and businessman. Svevo was regarded as a pioneer of psychological fiction. He is remembered for his work La coscienza di Zeno, which is considered his magnum opus. Svevo is widely regarded as an important writer of the 20th century whose works had an influence on later generations of writers.
Edy Vessel is an Italian businesswoman and actress who has appeared in films like Guardatele ma non toccatele (1959), The Passionate Thief (1960), and Seven Seas to Calais (1962). Edy Vessel is also famous for her relationship and subsequent marriage with businessman Camillo Crociani.
Albanian-origin Austrian actor-director Aleksandër Moisiu is best remembered for his stage performances, such as the roles of Hamlet and Henry IV, and the projects Figaros Hochzeit and Die Königsloge. He also served as an airman in World War I, was imprisoned, and then released later.
Legendary Italian operatic baritone Piero Cappuccilli initially wished to become an architect but switched to singing later. After gaining fame with his performances in cities such as London, Paris, and Vienna, and his impeccable Verdi interpretations, he was forced to end his career due to an automobile accident.
Mostly known for his poem Das Nordlicht, Austro-Hungarian poet Theodor Däubler went down in history as one of the greatest German-language writers and Expressionist poets. Apart from living in Italy, he was a well-traveled man, too, and had been around Europe, Egypt, and the Middle East.