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Leonardo Borgese

Full name: Leonardo Maria Borgese
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Gender: Male
Born: December 20, 1904 in Napoli, Napoli, Italy
Died: 1986 in Milano, Milano, Italy
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Leonardo was the son of Giuseppe Antonio Borgese, a highly respected historian, literary critic and professor, journalist, essayist and writer. He denied the fascist oath in 1930 at the University of Milan, and had to emigrate to the United States until 1949. Leonardo was also a writer of essays and short stories, but was best known as an art critic for the newspaper “Corriere della Sera” from 1945-67. He graduated from the Academy of Brera in Milano in 1928 in Archeology and Medieval and Modern Art History. Subsequently, he continued his studies in Paris and Roma. Beginning in 1934, he participated in the Biennale di Venezia. As a painter his main subjects were interiors, still lifes, and insights of the suburbs. His portraits in particular were highly esteemed.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 27 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Italy ITA AC
1932 Summer 27 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Italy ITA AC

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 27 Los Angeles Art Competitions Italy Final Standings AC Boxe
1932 Summer 27 Los Angeles Art Competitions Italy Final Standings AC Tennis
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