Lila De Nobili
Lila De Nobili (Castagnola (Lugano), September 3, 1916 – Paris, February 19, 2002) was an Italian fashion illustrator, stage designer, and costume designer. She was noted for her work at Vogue magazine and her collaborations with directors such as Luchino Visconti and Franco Zeffirelli.
In the 1930s, she studied with the artist Ferruccio Ferrazzi at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome.
She settled in Paris in 1943, and this would be her home for most of her life up until her death in 2002.
Lila De Nobili created stage and costume designs for many of the most important productions of her time, including Angel Pavement (1947), Le voleur d'enfants (1948), A Streetcar Named Desire (1949), La Petite Lili (1951), Anna Karenine (1951), Gigi (1951), Cyrano de Bergerac (1953), The Country Girl (1954), The Crucible (1954), La Plume de Ma Tante (1958), L'Arlésienne (1958), Carmen (1959) and The Aspern Papers (1961).
- 1959 : La création de Carmen au Palais Garnier dans les décors et costumes de Lila de Nobili The web site of the book which is going to be published
- "Memorial Tribute, 2006 Award Winner Lila De Nobili," Theater Development Fund
- "Lila de (sic) Nobili" at the Internet Broadway Database