Adolfo Orsi

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Born:

23 Mar 1888
San Lazzaro, Modena

Died:

27 Oct 1972
Modena

Nationality:

Italy

Teams:

Maserati (1950-1960)

Industrialist who bought out Maserati and stayed in charge until 1968, when he became a honourary president. His family still keep the link with the sport, through their attendance, especially at the historic festivals. Orsi was a legendary figure in Modena, where he was involved in a string of businesses, including Modena football club. Also, for a short while, lived in Brazil, but returned to his beloved Modena towards the end of his life.

Biography last updated 27 Oct 2013