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Leo Buscaglia

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Birthday ***, 1924
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California
Death day June 12, 1998 (74 years old)
Zodiac Sign Aries
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Leo Buscaglia

Felice Leonardo Buscaglia, also known as "Doctor of Love", is an American author, speaker and professor of dynamics at the Department of Special Education at the University of Southern California.

Born March 31, 1924, Los Angeles, California, United States
Died June 12, 1998, Glenbrook, Nevada, United States
Occupation Motivational speaker, writer, professor
Alma mater University of Southern California

About Leo Buscaglia

American author and motivational speaker who wrote The Fall of Freddie the Leaf (1982) and worked in the Department of Special Education at the University of Southern California. He is also known as Dr. Love.

Leo Buscaglia before fame

He served in the United States Navy before earning three degrees at the University of Southern California and later becoming a professor. He published his first book, Love, in 1972.

Achievement of Leo Buscaglia

As a professor at the University of Southern California, he taught a popular course on love after the suicide of one of his students forced him to grapple with issues of (lack of) meaning and (dis)connection.

Leo Buscaglia family life

He was born in Los Angeles to Italian immigrant parents. He spent his early childhood in Italy.

Associations of Leo Buscaglia

Jane Goodall is another famous University of Southern California faculty member.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Leo Buscaglia

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Latest information about Leo Buscaglia updated on June 14 2021.