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Arturo Graf (1848 1913), Italian poet , of German ancestry, was born at Athens. He was educated at the University of Naples and became a lecturer on Italian literature in Rome, till in 1876 he was appointed professor at Turin.
He was one of the founders of the Giornale della letteratura italiana , and his publications include valuable prose criticism; but he is best known as a poet. His various volumes of verse: Poesie e novelle (1874), Dopo il tramonto versi (1893), etc. gave him a high place among the lyrical writers of his country.