Antonio Porchia
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Born: November 13, 1886

Died: November 9, 1968 (age 81)

Nationality: Italian

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Antonio Porchia was an Argentinian poet. He was born in Conflenti but, after the death of his father in 1900, moved to Argentina. He wrote a Spanish book entitled Voces, a book of aphorisms. It has since been translated into Italian and into English, French, and German.

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