Open main menu

Andrea Camilleri

Italian writer
Andrea Camilleri 2010 by Marco Tambara.jpg

Andrea Calogero Camilleri (Italian pronunciation: [anˈdrɛːa kamilˈlɛːri]; 6 September 1925 – 17 July 2019) was an Italian novelist and television writer.[1] He was born in Porto Empedocle, Italy. He was known for writing the Inspector Montalbano crime novel series. He also wrote the television series Le inchieste del commissario Maigret.

Camilleri suffered a heart attack in June 2019 and was placed under critical condition. He died a month later on 17 July 2019 at a Rome hospital, aged 93.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Andrea Camilleri nell'Enciclopedia Treccani". Treccani.it. Retrieved 22 January 2013.
  2. "è morto Andrea Camilleri, scrittore e maestro che inventò il commissario Montalbano". Repubblica.it (in Italian). 2019-07-16. Retrieved 2019-07-17.

Other websitesEdit