1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Guerrini, Olindo

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17204711911 Encyclopædia Britannica, Volume 12 — Guerrini, Olindo

GUERRINI, OLINDO (1845–  ), Italian poet, was born at Sant’ Alberto, Ravenna, and after studying law took to a life of letters, becoming eventually librarian at Bologna University. In 1877 he published Postuma, a volume of canzoniere, under the name of Lorenzo Stechetti, following this with Polemica (1878), Canti popolari romagnoli (1880) and other poetical works, and becoming known as the leader of the “verist” school among Italian lyrical writers.