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3 02, 2022

UKRAINIAN – Oleksandr Dmytrenko

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Oleksandr Dmytrenko is a Ukrainian linguist born in 1971.  He took his degree in 1994 at the Upper Pedagogic Institute for foreign languages of Kiev. He is now professor of French at the École spécialisée № 49 of the Ukrainian capital, a school for advanced studies on the French language. ------- Oleksandr Dmytrenko has lent his voice to Ulysses and read the relevant verses (90-142) in the Ukrainian translation of Evgen Drobyazko. To listen to this reading click here below: In order to read the verses while you [...]

10 01, 2022

Kazuo Okuma

By |2022-02-10T19:38:48+01:00January 10th, 2022|The voices of Ulysses|0 Comments

Kazuo Okuma is a Japanese journalist born in Tokyo in 1937.  He took his degree in History and Scientific Philosophy in 1963 at the University of Tokyo and immediately started working for the daily newspaper Asahi Shimbun, one of the principal Japanese dailies, which he only left in 1990 in order to devote himself to university teaching at the faculty of Human Sciences in the University of Osaka where he conducts a specialisation course in social services. Right from the start of his journalistic career he [...]

28 12, 2021

Humphrey Tonkin

By |2022-02-10T19:37:14+01:00December 28th, 2021|The voices of Ulysses|0 Comments

Humphrey Tonkin was born in the UK (Truro, Cornwall, 1939) and moved to the United States as a graduate student.  He holds an undergraduate degree in English from Cambridge University and a a Ph.D. from Harvard University.  For many years he taught English literature at the University of Pennsylvania. He also served as visiting professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia University.  In 1983 he was appointed president of the State University of New York at Potsdam and in 1988 became president of the [...]

27 03, 2021

SPANISH – Giampaolo Samà

By |2021-03-28T10:00:33+02:00March 27th, 2021|The voices of Ulysses|0 Comments

Giampaolo Samà is an Italian-Argentinian actor, teacher and photographer. Born in Paola (province of Cosenza, Calabria) in 1970, he trains to be an actor at the Accademia d’Arte Drammatica in Calabria and then at the Akademia Tetralna in Warsaw.  In 1996 he takes part in the show Sidà e l’uomo dal fiore [“Sidà and the man of the flower”] (awarded the Vetrine prize by the Ente Teatrale Italiano).  He earns a degree from Dams (“Disciplines on Arts, Music and Show”) at the Roma Tre University [...]

2 03, 2021

DANISH – Ole Meyer

By |2021-03-28T10:08:52+02:00March 2nd, 2021|The voices of Ulysses|0 Comments

Ole Meyer, born in Copenhagen in 1947 to a Swedish mother and a Danish father, studied Scandinavian and English languages and literature at the University of Copenhagen, finishing with a Master’s degree in 1974. Having taught for several years in secondary schools in Copenhagen, he was from 1996 to 1999 a Research Fellow at the Danish Royal/National Library, and from 2003 to 2006 Danish lecturer at the University of Florence. He is the author of the last Danish version, in blank hendecasyllables, of Dante’s Divine Comedy [...]

27 02, 2021

APULIAN GARGANIC – Francesco Granatiero

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Francesco Granatiero (Mattinata, Apulia, 1949) as a child helped his father in the hard work of the mountain fields, speaking the Apulian-Gargano dialect of his land, one of the dialects of the Apulian people that for Dante, in De Vulgari Eloquentia (I, XII, 7) , «Turpiter barbarizant». At fifteen, while he was already writing poetry, he lost his mother. Then, as a student, he began to publish some works in Italian, the last of which was published in Turin, where he graduated as a doctor [...]

30 07, 2016

OCCITAN-PROVENÇAL – Dario Anghilante

By |2019-12-11T22:24:34+01:00July 30th, 2016|The voices of Ulysses|0 Comments

Dario Anghilante was born in 1947 in Sampeyre (Sant Peire in Occitan) in Valle Varaita, one of the Alpine valleys in the provinces of Turin, Cuneo and Imperia in the Italian area of Occitan language and culture.  This territory is no more than the eastward extension of the Langue d’Oc area which incorporates all of southern France and a Pyrrhenean valley, the Val d’Aran, under Catalonian administration.  As a matter of interest, we should add to the list the municipality of Guardia Piemontese in the [...]

5 04, 2016

KOREAN – Chul-Ho Cho

By |2019-12-11T22:24:46+01:00April 5th, 2016|The voices of Ulysses|0 Comments

Cho Chul-Ho is a Korean doctor born in Seoul (South Korea) in 1955 who has lived in Italy since the middle of the eighties.  He obtained his degree from the faculty of Oriental Medicine at the Kyung Hee University of Seoul, internationally famous for acupuncture, and in 1989 from the faculty of Medicine at the University of Genoa.  In 1993, still at the University of Genoa and the San Martino Hospital in the same city, he specialised in endocrinology.  More recently, in 2008, he specialised [...]