Pier Francesco Listri (Livorno, 1932 - Fiesole, 2021) had been for many years journalist, chief editor, and columnist for the newspaper «La Nazione». He also worked with major newspapers such as «L’Espresso» and magazines such as Calamandrei’s «Il ponte».
For thirty years, he had been director and producer of cultural programs in RAI (Italy’s national television). Historian of Florence and Tuscany, he has devoted to these subjects more than twenty works, including the best-sellers Dizionari di Firenze e della Toscana, La grande storia di Firenze and Firenze e la Toscana dei Lorena.
He was a professor at the University of the Third Age and he attentively followed the world of show business, for which he wrote several works. He also worked with important private radios and televisions and with the newspapers «Il Giornale» and «Il Sole 24 ore». He has won numerous awards.
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