Rubino Romeo Salmoni Dies: Holocaust Survivor Who Inspired 'Life Is Beautiful' Passes Away
07/12/2011 11:05 am ET
Sep 11, 2011
Rubino Romeo Salmoni, the real-life inspiration for the Oscar-winning 1997 Life Is Beautiful, about an Italian imprisoned in a German concentration camp during World War II, died in Rome Sunday. He was 91.