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- Luciano Pavarotti, the “King of High C’s”
- Luciano Pavarotti was a celebrated Italian tenor and one of the most popular vocal performers in the world of opera and across multiple musical genres.
Known for his televised concerts, media appearances, and as one of The Three Tenors, Pavarotti was also noted for his award-winning charity work,...
- Martin Scorsese
- Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese is an iconic Italian-American Academy Award-winning film director, writer and producer. Also affectionately known as "Marty", he is also the founder of the World Cinema Foundation and a recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award for his contributions to the cinem...
- Liza Minnelli
- The phenomenal daughter of Judy Garland first displayed her dazzling talents in the 1972 Academy Award winning musical "Cabaret". In this film she played the self proclaimed "Strange and extraordinary" Sally Bowles. Set in Nazi Germany, Sally was an American character who remained oblivious to the f...
- Leonardo da Vinci Biography
- Leonardo da Vinci has often been described as the Italian archetype of the "Renaissance man" or universal genius. He was a scientist, a mathematician, an engineer, an inventor, an anatomist, a painter, a sculptor, an architect, a musician and a writer.
It is primarily as a painter that Leonardo w...
- History of the Mafia
- Mafia is an international secret society originating in Sicily. In its modern form the Mafia (Italian ‘boldness’) can be said to date from the period 1806–15, when, under British pressure, attempts were being made to break up the huge estates of the Sicilian feudal aristocracy. In the 1880s many Sic...
- Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni
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Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, commonly known as Michelangelo, was an Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, poet and engineer. Despite making few forays beyond the arts, his versatility in the disciplines he took up was ...
- Biography of Galileo
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Galileo Galilei (15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642) was a Tuscan (Italian) physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role in the scientific revolution. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical o...
- Corpo Aereo Italiano
- History of The Corpo Aereo Italiano, the Italian force that flew along side the Luftwaffe against England during the Battle of Britain and the Blitz.
- In 1900 the King Umberto was assassinated. In 1922 Mussolini, the leader of the Fascist party, seizes power in Italy. In 1935 the Italians invade Ethiopia. In 1940 Italy enters world War Two on Hitlers side. In 1943 Britain and USA invade Sicily an the Italians surrender. In 1946 the first motor ...