Guido Ceronetti

Italian poet, writer, journalist, translator and puppeteer
Ceronetti in 1982

Guido Ceronetti (24 August 1927 – 13 September 2018) was an Italian poet, philosopher, novelist, translator, journalist and playwright. He was born in Turin, Italy.

In 1970, he founded the Theater of the Sensitive. His works are archived at the Cantonal Library of Lugano. He wrote columns for La Repubblica, La Stampa and Radio Radicale.

Emil Cioran dedicated to his book Il silenzio del corpo ("The Silence of the Body") a chapter of the essay Exercices d'admiration[1] (1986).

Ceronetti died in Cetona, Italy on 13 September 2018 from bronchopneumonia at the age of 91.[2]


  1. English translation, published with Aveux et anathèmes, 1987, grouped as Anathemas and Admirations
  2. Morto lo scrittore Guido Ceronetti (in Italian)

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