Piero Tosi (1927–2019)

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Piero Tosi was born on April 10, 1927 in Sesto Fiorentino, Tuscany, Italy. He was a costume designer and set decorator, known for Death in Venice (1971), The Leopard (1963) and Lady of the Camelias (1981). He died on August 10, 2019 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »


(age 92) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 19 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »


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Death in Venice Costume Designer
The Leopard Costume Designer
Lady of the Camelias Costume Designer
La traviata Costume Designer


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 2009 Omaggio a Roma (Short)
 2003 La Bohème (TV Movie) (original designs)
 1995 Fleshy Doll
 1993 Estasi (TV Movie)
 1993 Sparrow
 1993 Albert Savarus (TV Movie)
 1990 Bride of Violence (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1990)
- Episode #1.2 (1990)
- Episode #1.1 (1990)
 1983 Credo (TV Movie)
 1982 Giorno dopo giorno (TV Series) (1985)
 1982 La traviata
 1981 The Skin
 1979 Hypochondriac
 1976 L'Innocente
 1974 The Night Porter (costumes designed by)
 1973 Ludwig
 1971 Bubù
 1969 Medea
 1969 The Damned
 1967 Ghosts, Italian Style (costume designer: Miss Loren)
 1967 Arabella
 1967 The Stranger
 1967 Matchless (designer: for Princess Furstenberg and the other leading actors)
 1967 The Witches
 1966 After the Fox
 1964 Woman Is a Wonderful Thing (segment "Una donna dolce, dolce")
 1964 The Ape Woman
 1963 The Visit
 1963 The Organizer
 1963 The Leopard
 1962 Careless
 1962 Boccaccio '70 (segment "Il lavoro", uncredited)
 1961 Jail Break
 1961 La viaccia
 1960 Bell' Antonio
 1959 Policarpo
 1958 The Mine
 1957 Marisa
 1956 The Awakening
 1954 Senso
 1953 Musoduro
 1951 Beautiful
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First costume designer to receive an Honorary Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Board of Governors. See more »


Frequently worked with Luchino Visconti.

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