The Argentinian-born, Italian journalist put in five conditions as the head of the firm guiding the Golden Globes.
Lorenzo Soria, who served five conditions as president of the Hollywood International Push Association, died peacefully at his property in Los Angeles on Friday, in accordance to a household member. He was 68.
Soria had battled lung most cancers.
The excellent-natured Soria headed the HFPA — the group guiding the yearly Golden Globe Awards — in 2003-04, 2004-05, 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2019-20. He joined the firm in 1989 and served on its board for decades.
Born in Buenos Aires in 1951, Soria was 11 when his relatives moved to Milan following the dying of his father. He edited and wrote for the Italian publications L’Espresso (starting up in 1977) and La Stampa and had lived in Los Angeles because 1982. He was a Fulbright scholar.
Soria “lined politics, engineering, modern society and other topics,” the HFPA claimed in a statement, “but what he liked most were being his interviews with Hollywood expertise and reporting about traits and changes in the film and television business.”
On Instagram, Venice Intercontinental Film Festival director Alberto Barbera referred to as Soria “a lovely particular person, sort, practical, generous. Unusual attributes, not actually recurrent primarily in the ecosystem to which it belonged. For this he had earned the respect and affection of all.”
Survivors incorporate his spouse, Lilla son Max sister Donatella and mom Diana.
“He was deeply dedicated to the motion picture industry’s electricity to mend the entire world and glow a spotlight on injustice,” his household claimed. Particulars about a memorial “will observe in the coming days.”