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RAMOUS OSVALDO (1905-1981)

Osvaldo Ramous was an Italian–influenced poet in Rijeka in the 20th century.

He began his career as a journalist in 1929 as a theatre and music critic. From 1930 to 1942, and at the end of 1944, he was the editor of the Rijeka daily paper “La Vedetta d’Italia”.

He collaborated with the Italian Resistance Movement. After the war he was a member of the board of the Rijeka National Theatre, and from 1946 to 1961 he was the director of the Italian Drama. He directed 46 plays and retired in 1961.

He began publishing poetry in “Delta” magazine (1923). In 1938 he published the first book of poems “U tršćaku - Nel canneto” for which he received special recognition from the Italian Royal Academy.

He wrote poetry, short stories, plays, radio dramas, comedies, essayistic prose, and art criticism.

He also received numerous awards, such as the one in 1965 by the City of Rijeka for the collection of poems “Vjetar u baruštine” and the novel “Seagulls on the roof”.

In 2007, his autobiographical novel “The Horse of Pressed Paper” was published posthumously.

Grave location: KOZALA (L-2-17)

Osvaldo Ramous
Kozala Cemetery
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