Tosi in 2001
|Died||10 August 2019 92) (aged|
He was particularly known for his exhaustively researched and intricately detailed historical costumes.
He won the David di Donatello for Best Costumes twice, as well as the 50th Anniversary David in 2006. He also won the BAFTA Award for Best Costume Design twice, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Costume Design five times.
For his personal achievements in costume design over 75 years, he was awarded an Academy Honorary Award on 16 November 2013.
He died in Rome on 10 August 2019, at the age of 92.
- "2013 Governors Awards". oscars.org. 17 November 2013. Retrieved 11 March 2014.
- "È morto il costumista Piero Tosi: lavorò con Visconti, disse no a Kubrick e vinse l'Oscar". Corriere della Sera. 10 August 2019. Retrieved 10 August 2019.