Title

Ebe Cagli Seidenberg

Document Type

Other

Publication Date

2012

Publisher

The Institute of Modern Languages Research

Abstract

Ebe Cagli Seidenberg was born in Ancona, Italy, on the Adriatic Sea, on 23 February 1915, and raised in Rome in a middle-class Jewish family which, like the majority of Italian Jews, considered itself assimilated. Both her parents were well-educated: her father, a businessman who had lost his fortune during World War I, was professor of applied mathematics at a technical institute, while her mother worked as an editor of the International Red Cross publications and published several novels and children’s books under the pseudonym of Fiducia.