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Maria Cumani Quasimodo

Maria Cumani Quasimodo

  • Born on
    • January 7th, 1908
  • Died on
    • November 22nd, 1995
Maria Cumani Quasimodo was an Italian actress and dancer. Born Maria Cumani in Milan, she studied dance under Jia Ruskaja. In 1936, she became the companion of the poet Salvatore Quasimodo, with whom she had a son, Alessandro. In 1937, she made her professional debut as a dancer, and shortly later she specialized in "poetic dance", a personal style in which dance was combined with poetic verses. She was married to Quasimodo from 1948 to 1960. In the meanwhile, Cumani Quasimodo started a double career as a choreographer and a stage and film character actress. Shortly before her death, she released an autobiography, L'arte del silenzio, which particularly focuses on her years alongside Salvatore Quasimodo. - Wiki

Filmography

Acting (8 Credits)

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1988Vampire in Venice as Princess
1984She as Moona
1978Behind Convent Walls
1974Turn the Other Cheek as Marchesa Gonzaga
1972All the Colors of the Dark as Elderly Neighbor
1972Pulp as Office Manageress
1969The Laughing Woman as Sayer's Secretary
1969Medea as (uncredited)

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