Maria Perego

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Maria Perego (8 December 1923 – 7 November 2019) was an Italian animation artist. She was known as the creator of the character Topo Gigio in 1959 with her husband Federico Caldura.[1] She was born in Venice.

Perego died on 7 November 2019 in Milan at the age of 95.[2]

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  1. "È morta Maria Perego, creò Topo Gigio". la Repubblica (in Italian). 7 November 2019.
  2. "Maria Perego, Topo Gigio's Creator, Dies at 95". The New York Times. November 11, 2019.