Italo Svevo

Died aged c. 67

Aron Hector Schmitz (19 December 1861 – 13 September 1928), better known by the pseudonym Italo Svevo (Italian: [ˈiːtalo ˈzvɛːvo]), was an Italian writer, businessman, novelist, playwright, and short story writer. A close friend of Irish novelist and poet James Joyce, Svevo was considered a pioneer of the psychological novel in Italy and is best known for his classic modernist novel La coscienza di Zeno (1923), a work that had a profound effect on the movement. He was also the cousin of the Italian academic Steno Tedeschi.

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Ettore Schmitz alias 'Italo Svevo' 1861-1928 writer lived here 1903-1913

67 Charlton Church Lane, London, United Kingdom where they lived