Battisti, Lucio b. March 5, 1943 d. September 9, 1998 Italian Composer, Songwriter and Record Producer. He is considered the greatest personalities in the history of italian pop music both as composer and performer of his own music, both as songwriter for other artists. His musical career began in 1969, and was full of many successes both nationally and internationally. Songs such as "Acqua azzurra, acqua chiara", "Fiori rosa, fiori di pesco" and "Emozioni" have been shown around the world. He has written over 100 songs, recorded 20 albums and...[Read More] (Bio by: Lucy Caldarelli) Civic Cemetery, Molteno, Provincia di Lecco, Lombardia, Italy
di Stefano, Giuseppe b. July 24, 1921 d. March 3, 2008 Italian Tenor. He was born in Motta Sant'Anastasia, a medieval village near Catania, Sicily, and was the son of a carabiniere turned cobbler and a dressmaker. He entered a Jesuit seminary and once considered entering the priesthood. One of the leading operatic tenors of the 20th century, di Stefano is most remembered for his collaborations with La Divina, Maria Callas. He enjoyed a brilliant career stretching from the late 1940s until the early 1970s. At his spiritual home, La Scala, Milan...[Read More] (Bio by: Geoffrey D. Decker) Church of Santa Maria Hoe`, Santa Maria Hoe, Provincia di Lecco, Lombardia, Italy
Fiorucci, Elio b. June 10, 1935 d. July 20, 2015 Fashion Designer. Fiorucci was a fashion designer and retail visionary whose designs and ideas encapsulated the flamboyance of the disco era and helped launch the careers of other designers and artists. At age 17, he went to work in his fatherís shoe boutique before opening his own store in Milan in 1967. In 1970, he introduced his namesake fashion label, built largely on stretch jeans and T-shirts decorated with the twin winged cherubs that would become the brand logo. By 1976 he had opened...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Cimitero di San Martino Mont'Introzzo, Sueglio, Provincia di Lecco, Lombardia, Italy
Orsenigo, Archbishop. Cesare b. December 13, 1873 d. April 1, 1946 Roman Catholic Archbishop. Born in Villa San Carlo, Valgreghentino, to a family of bourgeois extraction responsible for the spinning of silk, Cesare Orsenigo was ordained priest by Cardinal Andrea Carlo Ferrari on July 5, 1896. Assigned to the parish of San Fedele in Milan where he remained until 1922, during this period he also taught at the Istituto Alfieri, a private school for the daughters of the aristocracy and bourgeoisie of Milan. Appointed canon of the Reverend Chapter of the Cathedral...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Cimitero di Olginate, Olginate, Provincia di Lecco, Lombardia, Italy Plot: Family Tomb.