When Pirandello came close to not receiving the Nobel Prize because he got lost in the palace

Luigi Pirandello, born on June 28, 1867, is considered one of the greatest figures in world theater. Despite not actively seeking the Nobel Prize in Literature, Pirandello was awarded the prestigious honor in 1934. However, on the day of the ceremony, he got lost in the grand palace in Stockholm where it was taking place. Eventually, he was guided to the stage by the King of Sweden and received the prize. This incident reflects Pirandello’s ability to portray the complexities of life through his literary works. Additionally, the article discusses an anecdote from Pirandello’s youth and speculates on how his career would have been affected if he had lived in more recent times.