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country of citizenship:
language of expression: Sardinian, Italian
educated at: Sapienza University of Rome
occupation: actor, film director, screenwriter, writer, novelist, university teacher, linguist
award received: Viareggio Prize
Gavino Ledda (Sardinian: Gavinu 'e Ledda; born 30 December 1938) is an author and a scholar of the Italian language and of Sardinian. He is best known for his autobiographical work Padre Padrone (1975).
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