Giancarlo Cobelli (12 December 1929 – 16 March 2012) was an Italian actor and stage director. He was considered one of the most important directors of Italian theatre.
Born in Milan, Cobelli studied acting at Giorgio Strehler's Piccolo Teatro, then obtained some success as actor and mime, on stage and on television. Corbelli later was primarily active as theater director, especially devoting himself to operas alongside names such as Riccardo Muti, Roberto Abbado and Riccardo Chailly.
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