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Caruso, Enrico b. February 25, 1873 d. August 2, 1921 Opera Singer. Enrico Caruso was born in Naples, Italy. His singing was always in demand, either at the local church or some special festivities. At the age of fifteen his mother was seriously ill, she insisted he must sing, upon return after mass found her dead. His father remarried and the family ultimately reached 22 children. With very little formal or musical education he learned and refined his theatrical skills throughout his life on his own. Singing first in provincial theaters and...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield) Cimitero di Santa Maria del Pianto, Naples, Provincia di Napoli, Campania, Italy
Castagnola, Liliana b. March 11, 1895 d. March 3, 1930 Actress. Born Eugenia Castagnola, she is also remembered for her relationship with the actor Antonio De Curtis, know as "Totò". During her successful career throughout Europe, she gained a reputation as femme fatale because of some tempestuous love affairs with important men of that time. After performing in Paris, she returned to Italy at the Teatro Santa Lucia and Teatro Nuovo in Naples. Liliana committed suicide at...[Read More] (Bio by: Lucy Caldarelli) Cimitero Del Pianto, Naples, Provincia di Napoli, Campania, Italy Plot: buried in the tomb of De Curtis Family
Novelli, Ermete b. March 5, 1851 d. January 30, 1919 Actor. He is considered by many to be one of the greatest masters of Italian dramatic art. Born into a noble and ancient family, he debuted in the theater at a young age and in a short time, after working with the famous stage actor Luigi Bellotti Bon, became one of the most popular theatrical Italian performers, first in the pochade genre together with Claudio Leigheb and since 1890 in the Shakespearean genre. In 1900, he was the first to found a Teatro Stabile in Italy, "Casa Goldoni" at the...[Read More] (Bio by: Ruggero) Cimitero Del Pianto, Naples, Provincia di Napoli, Campania, Italy
Taranto, Nino b. August 28, 1907 d. February 23, 1986 Noted Italian Actor. Appeared in several motion pictures between 1924 and 1971. Best Known for Mario Mattioli's films: "Nonna Felicita" (1938) and "I Pompieri di Viggiu'" (1949). Also appeared in Luigi Zampa's film "Anni Facili" (1953), in Giorgio Simonelli's film "Accadde al Commissariato" (9154), in Luigi Comencini's film "Mariti in città" (1957), in Mario Soldati's film "Italia piccola", (1957,) in Mario Costa's film "Arrivano in dollari!" (1957), and Giorgio Simonelli's film "A sud niente...[Read More] (Bio by: Neil Rowan) Cimitero di Santa Maria del Pianto, Naples, Provincia di Napoli, Campania, Italy