Giusue Carducci

Giusue Carducci was an Italian poet born in Valdicastello and also worked as a teacher, and critic. Today, he is regarded as the official poet of modern Italy and was the first Italian to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Virgil

by Giusue Carducci

“The nightingale pours forth her secret boon,
Whose strains the lonely traveler accost”