Donna Leon

Donna Leon was born on September 29, 1942 in New Jersey. American-born crime novelist and university professor. She became famous for her Guido Brunetti series of detective novels.
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Popular As Donna Leon
Occupation Novelist
Age 81 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born September 29, 1942 (New Jersey)
Birthday September 29
Town/City New Jersey
Nationality New Jersey

🌙 Zodiac

Donna Leon’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Donna Leon was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.

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American-born crime Novelist and university professor. She became famous for her Guido Brunetti series of detective novels.

Before Fame

She published her debut Brunetti novel, Death at La Fenice, in 1992.


She requested that, despite their Venice settings, none of her Brunetti novels be translated into Italian.

Family Life

After leaving her native America, she taught literature in Italy at the University of Maryland's European branch.

Associated With

She and fellow detective fiction author Sara Paretsky were both recipients of the Crime Writers' Association's Silver Dagger Award.

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