People, Dec. 28, 1959

For his "secretary" and inspiration since parting with Wife Maria in 1957. Italy's Nobel Prizewinning Poet Salvatore Quasimodo (TIME. Dec. 21) has had tall, blonde, sad-eyed Liliana Fiandra, 24, who proved her devotion to Leftist Quasimodo last year when at her own expense she rushed to Moscow to be at his bedside after he had a mild heart attack. But when Quasimodo, 58, took Liliana to Stockholm with him earlier this month for the Nobel ceremonies, Maria, 44, apparently viewed it as the last straw. Last week, taking a short recess from her dancing...

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