Reports: Nobel Prize laureate Dario Fo dies at 90

October 13, 2016 8:03 AM

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ROME – Italian news agency ANSA says playwright Dario Fo, whose energetic mocking of Italian political life, social mores and religion won him the Nobel Prize for Literature, has died. He was 90.

Citing hospital officials, ANSA said Fo died Thursday morning in Milan's Sacco hospital. Premier Matteo Renzi said with Fo's death, Italy had lost one of the leading protagonists of Italian culture and civil life.

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