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Italian comic book creatorwd:Q12113
country of citizenship: Italy
language of expression: Italian
occupation: comics artist
award received: grand prix de la ville d'Angoulême, Yellow Kid Award, Prix Saint-Michel, Angoulême International Comics Festival Prize for Best Album
Ugo Eugenio Prat, better known as Hugo Pratt (June 15, 1927 – August 20, 1995), was an Italian comic book creator who was known for combining strong storytelling with extensive historical research on works such as Corto Maltese. He was inducted into the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame in 2005.
In 1946 Hugo Pratt became part of the so-called Group of Venice with Fernando Carcupino, Dino Battaglia and Damiano Damiani.
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