He was born in 1937 in Genova, Italy, where
he studied and graduated in medicine. He lived in Milano and
Rome, where in 1967 he began to see his poems published by important
reviews. Returning to his hometown, he became an active member
of the French Cultural Center, frequented the city,s literary
scene, collaborated with several newspapers, and published three
volumes of verses to critical acclaim.
His most recent production includes
a series of 48 tanka collected in the small volume Sguardi,
which was presented at the Oriental Art Museum, E. Chiossone,
with the sponsorship of the Genoa City Municipality.
Giorgio Gazzolo is currently working
on a volume comprising 100 haiku that will be titled, Il pozzo
delle Rondini (Swallow,s Well)