Sophia Loren, born Sofia Villani Scicoloneis an Italian singer and actress who was born in Rome and grew up in Pozzuoli, a town near Naples, Italy. Pozzuoli is often characterized by high levels of poverty. Nevertheless, Sophia was able to fight all odds against her and prevail in her career. She won many awards including Best Actress Academy Award and an Academy Honorary Award. Furthermore, she became the first woman to win the Academy Award for a non-English film. She is often known as the woman who has proved that beauty is timeless. She is also known as a woman who was brave enough to go against conventional beauty in the 50s.
"Questo Piccolo Grande Amore" is a love song performed by Claudio Baglioni. The song was loved by individuals all over Italy. It quickly became Baglioni's best-selling song and over 1.5 million copies were sold!
"Luck Be a Lady" is a song that was originally written by Frank Loesser in 1950. The song was first performed by Robert Alda but has been covered by various artists. Several years later it became an absolute hit by Frank Sinatra. He originally released his version on the compilation Reprise Musical Repertory Theatre and then re-released it on his album Sinatra '65: The Singer Today. Every time Sinatra sand this song on stage the entire crowd would light up.
A classic song that every Italian knows! Listen to Dean Martin sing "Mambo Italiano" below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAQQ1Vlk1nE Sources: Main Image: WikiBackground: PexelsVideo: YouTube
This song was originally released in 1966 by Charlie Walker in his 1966 album Wine, Woman & Walker. Listen to Dean Martin's cover of the song below!
A beautiful song by Frank Sinatra! This song is sure to bring back memories. Enjoy!
A Frank Sinatra classic, "New York, New York." Recorded in 1979 for his album Past Present Future.
An Italian barber named Gaetano Alfonso Crocetti married an Italian-American girl named Angela Barra and together they had two sons. William (Bill) Crocetti was followed a few years later by his brother, Dino Paul Crocetti who was born in Steubenville, Ohio on June 7th 1917.