THE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF PARAPSYCHOLOGY
GASTONE DE BONI
Physican, editor, author. B. January 22, 1908, Padua, Italy. M.D., 1932, University of Padua. M. 1935, Anna Maria Molenti: 1 d. Honorary presient, Società Italiana di Parapsicologia; honorary associate, Society for Psychical Research, London. Dr. De Boni has been in private practice since 1939, and is author of the medical texts on pre- and post-operative care, hepatitis, and arteriosclerosis.
Long active in the field of parapsychology as editor and researcher, he is author of the books Metapsychics: Science of the Soul (1947), and Man and the Conquest of the Soul (1960), the latter the first of a projectted series of volumes on the work of pioneer psychic researchers and parapsychologists. He has edited some forty volumes in the field, including Italian translations and studies of work by William McDougall, Upton Sinclair, Sir Oliver Lodge, René Warcollier, J.B. Rhine (qq.v.) and others. Since 1947, Dr. De Boni has been editor of the publication Luce e Ombra, a bimonthly devoted to parapsychology. Residence: Via Mazzini, 6, Verona, Italy; business address, Leoncino 30, Verona.
Taken from Helene Pleasants (1964) Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology with Directory and Glossary 1946-1996 NY: Garrett Publications