A Kid From Philadelphia,: Mario Lanza: The Voice of the Poets

A Kid From Philadelphia,: Mario Lanza: The Voice of the Poets

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Overview

Mario Lanza was one of the greatest talents of the twentieth century. He proved to be an extraordinary tenor and one of the most beloved singers of all time. He influenced scores of artists including Luciano Pavarotti and Placido Domingo.

This book is an introduction to Lanza. It includes numerous photos and images from his amazing years on the world's stage.

It is a series of "affectionate" essays that portray his qualities and lead us to want to hear his magnificent voice and see him on the silver screen.

It is prepared as a dual language publication in English and Italian by an author who has spent decades studying "grand voices" and continues to compare them to this "kid from Philadelphia."

Readers will find the heart and soul of Mario Lanza in these articles and will know him as a person, a star and a performer beyond all comparison.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781470062910
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/29/2012
Edition description: Large Print
Pages: 190
Sales rank: 616,083
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Emilio Iodice is a former diplomat and executive in the public and private sectors. Today he is a professor and university administrator.

His passion in life, among other things, is examining and appreciating "grand voices."

He has studied the most notable tenors from the twentieth century to now. Iodice considers Mario Lanza one of the greatest of all time and by far the most versatile. His magnificent talent continues to give pleasure and inspiration to new generations.

This book is an homage to Lanza and an introduction to those who wish to learn about this marvelous entertainer who is still popular in the twenty-first century.

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