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Pete Domenici MP (1932 - 2017)

"Pete Domenici"

Pete Vichi Domenici , a Senator from New Mexico; born in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.Mex., May 7, 1932; graduated, University of New Mexico 1954; graduated, Denver University Law School 1958; adm...

7/19/2015 9/14/2017

Frank Vincent MP (1937 - 2017)

"Go home and get your shine box....", so said ill-fated Billy Batts in Goodfellas (1990). However, Billy Batts is better known to a legion of crime-film fans as the talented actor, musician, and comedi...

9/13/2017 9/14/2017

Dante Alighieri MP (1265 - 1321)

"The Supreme Poet", "il Sommo Poeta", "Father of the Italian language"

Durante degli Alighieri (May/June c.1265 – September 14, 1321), commonly known as Dante , was a major Florentine poet of the Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy, originally called Commedia and later called ...

4/28/2011 8/24/2017

Chase Duddy MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Chase Duddy is a songwriter and musician for the American electronic music duo XYLO. His bandmate, younger sister Paige Duddy, serves as lead vocalist and songwriter. Duddy is a grandson of jazz drum...

4/15/2007 7/23/2017

Paige Duddy MP

Aliso Viejo, Orange County, California, United States

Paige Duddy is lead vocalist and songwriter for the American electronic music duo XYLO. Her bandmate, older brother Chase Duddy, serves as songwriter and musician. Duddy is a granddaughter of jazz dr...

4/18/2007 7/23/2017

Joe Porcaro MP


Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Joe Porcaro is an American jazz drummer. Porcaro has recorded with Natalie Cole, Don Ellis, Stan Getz, Freddie Hubbard, Gladys Knight, Madonna, The Monkees, Gerry Mulligan, Pink Floyd, Howard Roberts...

4/15/2007 7/23/2017

Steve Porcaro MP


Steve Porcaro is an American keyboardist, composer, and original member of the rock band Toto. He is also the sole surviving Porcaro brother with his brothers Jeff and Mike having died in 1992 and 2015...

4/15/2007 7/23/2017

Jeff Porcaro MP (1954 - 1992)


Jeff Porcaro was an American drummer, songwriter, and record producer. In a career that spanned more than 20 years, Porcaro was best known for his work with the rock band Toto. Porcaro is one of the mo...

4/15/2007 7/23/2017

Mike Porcaro MP (1955 - 2015)

Mike Porcaro was an American bass player known for his work with Toto. He retired from touring in 2007 as a result of being diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). He was the middle broth...

4/15/2007 7/23/2017

Stanley Tucci (born November 11, 1960) is an American character actor, writer, producer and film director. Tucci was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The ...

2/8/2017 5/8/2017

Bobby Cannavale MP


Robert M. "Bobby" Cannavale is an American Emmy Award-winning actor noted for his role as Bobby Caffey on the critically acclaimed television series Third Watch. Cannavale began his acting career in ...

12/20/2009 4/12/2017

Dylan McDermott is an American actor. He is best known for his role as lawyer and law firm head Bobby Donnell on the legal drama series The Practice , which earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Per...

3/21/2017 4/7/2017

Anne Bancroft MP (1931 - 2005)

"Annie", "Anne Marno"

Respected for her acting prowess and versatility, Anne Bancroft was one of a few entertainers to scoop the Triple Crown of acting: an Oscar, Emmy and Tony, after her acclaimed television special, Annie...

12/15/2010 3/28/2017

Robert Loggia MP (1930 - 2015)

From (English) : Robert Loggia (born Salvatore Loggia; January 3, 1930) was an American actor and director. He had been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Jagged Edge. Ear...

9/5/2014 3/27/2017

Jason Rezaian is an Iranian-American journalist who served as Tehran bureau chief for The Washington Post . He was convicted of espionage in a closed-door trial in Iran in 2015. The arrest and convicti...

3/8/2017 3/8/2017

Lea Michele Sarfati (/ˈliːə mᵻˈʃɛl sɑːrˈfɑːti/; born August 29, 1986) is an American actress, singer, and author. She is known for her role as Rachel Berry on the Fox comedy-drama series Glee (2009–15)...

3/4/2016 3/4/2017

Patti LuPone MP

Kent, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States

Patti Ann LuPone (born April 21, 1949) is an American singer and actress, known for her Tony Award-winning performance as Eva Perón in the 1979 stage musical Evita and for her Olivier Award-winning p...

12/27/2012 1/29/2017

Ethan Peck is an American actor. He is best known for his work in the ABC Family series 10 Things I Hate About You , where he portrayed Patrick Verona, a role originated by Heath Ledger in the film of ...

9/24/2012 1/27/2017

Patton Oswalt MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Patton Oswalt is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and voice actor. He is best known for roles such as Spencer Olchin in the sitcom The King of Queens (1998-2007), voicing Remy in the film ...

4/23/2016 1/27/2017

Vittorio De Sica MP (1901 - 1974)

"Vittorio De Sica"

Vittorio De Sica was an Italian director and actor, a leading figure in the neorealist movement. Four of the films he directed won Academy Awards: Sciuscià and Bicycle Thieves were awarded honorary O...

2/17/2011 1/18/2017

Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) is an American film actor and director, also known for his political activism. He is a two-time Academy Award winner for his roles in Mystic River and Milk, as...

3/25/2007 1/18/2017

Michael Penn is a critically-acclaimed American singer/songwriter and film/television composer. He is the eldest son of actor/director Leo Penn and actress Eileen Ryan and the brother of actors Sean ...

2/12/2009 1/18/2017

Martin Scorsese MP


He is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film historian. He is the founder of the World Cinema Foundation and a recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award for his contributi...

8/6/2010 1/17/2017

Anthony Minghella MP (1954 - 2008)

Anthony Minghella, CBE was a British film director, playwright, and screenwriter. He was chairman of the board of Governors at the British Film Institute between 2003 and 2007. He won the Academy Awa...

2/4/2014 1/17/2017

Tony Rosato MP (1954 - 2017)


Antonio "Tony" Rosato (December 26, 1954 – January 10, 2017) was an Italian-Canadian comedian, actor and voice actor who appeared in television and films in both Canada and the United States. Early...

1/16/2017 1/17/2017

Ernest Borgnine MP (1917 - 2012)

"Ernest Borgnine"

Ernest Borgnine (born Ermes Effron Borgnino ; January 24, 1917) is an American actor of television and film. His career has spanned more than six decades. He was an unconventional lead in many films ...

2/15/2012 1/16/2017

Henry Fonda MP (1905 - 1982)


Henry Fonda was an American film and stage actor with a career spanning more than five decades. Fonda made his mark early as a Broadway actor. He also appeared in 1938 in plays performed in White Pla...

1/24/2007 1/16/2017

Billy Bob Thornton MP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

One of Hollywood's few celebrators of the "Southern bad boy" image, country musician turned actor-screenwriter-director Billy Bob Thornton consistently engenders a reputation -- via chosen onscreen par...

8/23/2007 1/8/2017

Alicia Sacramone MP

Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States

Alicia Sacramone is a retired American artistic gymnast. She won a silver medal with the United States team at the 2008 Summer Olympics and is the second-most decorated American gymnast in World Champi...

6/2/2012 12/29/2016

Alex Buscaglia MP

"Alex Buscaglia"

Stanford, Santa Clara County, California, United States

Alex Buscaglia is a member of the U.S. Men's National Gymnastics Team. He attended Stanford University, where he majored in Biomechanical Engineering. He continues to train at Stanford, where he was a ...

8/18/2012 12/28/2016

Mary Lou Retton MP

"Mary Retton-Kelley"

Mary Lou Retton (born January 24, 1968) is an Italian-American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist. She was the first female gymnast from outside Eastern Europe to win the Olympic all-around title. P...

11/10/2007 12/28/2016

Frank Charles Carlucci III (born October 18, 1930) served as the United States Secretary of Defense from 1987 to 1989 in the administration of President Ronald Reagan. Prior to that, Carlucci served ...

8/3/2015 12/14/2016

Steve Carell MP

"Steve Carrell"

Toluca Lake, Los Angeles, California, United States

Steven John "Steve" Carell ( /kəˈrɛl/) is an American comedian, actor, voice artist, producer, writer, and director. Although Carell is notable for his role on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, he found...

3/1/2012 11/28/2016

Bill de Blasio MP

"Warren Wilhelm", "Jr."

New York, New York, United States

Bill de Blasio is the 109th Mayor of New York City. He served in the New York City Council (2001-09) and as the Public Advocate of New York City (2010-13). Bill de Blasio was born Warren Wilhelm, J...

7/25/2011 11/24/2016

John Cazale MP (1935 - 1978)

John Holland Cazale was an American actor. He appeared in five films during six years, all of which were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture: The Godfather, The Conversation, The Godfather...

6/8/2016 11/22/2016

Phil Mickelson MP


Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego County, California, United States

Phil Mickelson is an American professional golfer. He has won 42 events on the PGA Tour, including five major championships: three Masters titles (2004, 2006, 2010), a PGA Championship (2005), and an O...

10/31/2016 10/31/2016

Sara Bareilles is an American singer-songwriter. She achieved mainstream success in 2007 with the hit single "Love Song," which reached number four on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Bareilles has sold ov...

10/27/2016 10/27/2016

Carla Gilberta Sarközy de Nagy-Bocsa MP

Paris, Île-de-France, France

Carla Bruni - Wikipedia "First Lady" of France, wife of Nicolas Sarkozy. Carla worked for designers and fashion houses such as Christian Dior, Givenchy, Paco Rabanne, Sonia Rykiel, Christian Lacroix,...

6/16/2008 10/26/2016

Kaya Scodelario MP

"Kaya Scodelario-Davis"

New York, New York, United States

Kaya Scodelario is an English actor. She made her acting debut as Effy Stonem on the E4 teen drama Skins (2007-2010), for which she received recognition and critical praise, garnering two Golden Nymph ...

10/19/2016 10/26/2016

Mark Alan Ruffalo is an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter. He portrayed the Marvel Comics character, Bruce Banner / The Hulk in The Avengers (2012), and will reprise his role in Aveng...

1/30/2015 10/26/2016

Ani DiFranco MP

"Ani DiFranco"

New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Ani DiFranco is an American singer, guitarist, poet, and songwriter. She has released more than 20 albums and is widely considered a feminist icon. DiFranco was born in Buffalo, New York, to Elizabet...

8/5/2012 10/26/2016

Muzio Clementi MP (1752 - 1832)

""the father of the pianoforte"", ""father of modern piano technique"", ""father of Romantic pianistic virtuosity"."

Sonatina Op.36 No.2 in G Major Sonatina in Re+ Op. 37 N. 2 I Allegro Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli plays Muzio Clementi Sonata in B flat Op. 12 No. 1 Sonata Op. 50 n. 3 in G minor "Didone abbando...

8/16/2009 9/14/2016

Peter Phillip Bonetti "The Cat" From Wikipedia: Peter Phillip Bonetti (born 27 September 1941 in Putney, London) is a former football goalkeeper for Chelsea, the St. Louis Stars, Dundee United and ...

8/20/2016 8/20/2016

Pope Francis MP

"Papa Francisco", "Papa Francesco", "Pope Francis", "Jorge Mario Bergoglio Sivori", "Jorge Mario Bergoglio"

Vatican City

Pope Francis - CNN: The People's Pope" Pope Francis, The People’s Pope - Times Magazine Pope Francis on 60 Minutes Photos of Pope Francis from Childhood

3/13/2013 3/13/2013

Gioacchino Rossini MP (1792 - 1868)

William Tell Overture Finale The Barber Of Seville - Overture La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie) Overture Gioachino Rossini , in full Gioachino Antonio Rossini (born Feb. 29, 1792, Pesaro, Pa...

2/28/2012 3/13/2013

Requiem , Nabucco - Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Akt III ; Libiamo - Brindisi from Traviata - (Joan Sutherland and Pavarotti) , Celeste Aida (Pavarotti) , Rigoletto - Questa o quella (Pavar...

2/16/2008 3/13/2013

Arturo Toscanini MP (1867 - 1957)

Arturo Toscanini (Italian pronunciation: [arˈtuːro toskaˈniːni]; March 25, 1867 – January 16, 1957) was an Italian conductor. One of the most acclaimed musicians of the late 19th and 20th century, he w...

5/14/2011 3/13/2013

Rudolph Valentino MP (1895 - 1926)

Rudolph Valentino (May 6, 1895 – August 23, 1926) was an Italian actor, and early pop icon. A sex symbol of the 1920s, Valentino was known as the "Latin Lover" He starred in several well known silent f...

3/19/2011 3/13/2013

Dean Martin MP (1917 - 1995)

ENJOY some of his SINGING ! Find a Grave Birth: Jun. 7, 1917 Steubenville Jefferson County Ohio, USA Death: Dec. 25, 1995 Legendary Singer, Actor, and Comedian. Born Dino Paul Crocetti in Stueb...

3/4/2011 11/24/2011

Natalie Jane Imbruglia, born 4 February 1975, is an Australian singer-songwriter, model and actress. In the early 1990s, Imbruglia was known to audiences as Beth Brennan in the popular Australian soap ...

11/23/2011 11/23/2011

Giacomo Girolamo Casanova MP (1725 - 1798)

Giacomo Girolamo Casanova Wikipedia Giacomo Girolamo Casanova de Seingalt (April 2, 1725 – June 4, 1798) Although best known for his prowess in seduction for more than two hundred years since his d...

11/20/2011 11/20/2011

The “other Modigliani,” Giuseppe Emanuele Modigliani was one of Italy's earliest socialist and union leaders to be elected to Parliament. He was the younger brother of the legendary modernist painter, ...

11/17/2011 11/17/2011

Steven Vincent "Steve" Buscemi (/buˈʃɛmi/, boo-SHEM-ee; born December 13, 1957) is an American actor, writer and film director. An associate member of the renowned experimental theater company The Woos...

2/16/2011 9/30/2011

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9/15/2011 9/15/2011

Christopher Columbus MP (c.1451 - 1506)

"Christopher Columbus", "Cristóvão Colombo", "Christophorus Colonus", "Segismundo Colon"

Adicionado por Eduardo Cardoso Mascarenhas de Lemos,a 9 de Janeiro de 2014, baseada nas fontes disponíveis na discussão. Segundo a tese defendida pelo historiador português Mascarenhas Barreto ("Colo...

3/24/2008 9/11/2011

Marco Emilio Polo MP (1254 - 1324)

Marco Polo c. 1254 – January 8, 1324) was a merchant from the Venetian Republic whose travels are recorded in Il Milione, a book which did much to introduce Europeans to Central Asia and ...

7/24/2011 9/11/2011

She is an Italian actress and photojournalist. She was one of Italy's most prominent actresses of the 1950s and early 1960s. Today, she remains an active supporter of Italian and Italian American cause...

7/23/2010 9/11/2011

Roberto Rossellini MP (1906 - 1977)

He was an Italian film director. Rossellini was one of the directors of the Italian neorealist cinema, contributing films such as Roma città aperta (Rome, Open City 1945) to the movement. Early life:...

4/21/2010 9/11/2011

Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini (born 18 June 1952) is an Italian actress, filmmaker, author, philanthropist, and model. Rossellini is the daughter of Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman a...

5/13/2010 9/11/2011

Marcello Mastroianni MP (1924 - 1996)

Marcello Vincenzo Domenico Mastroianni, Knight Grand Cross (28 September 1924 – 19 December 1996) was an Italian film actor. His honours included British Film Academy Awards, Best Actor awards at the C...

11/5/2010 9/11/2011

Al Pacino MP

"Al Pacino"

Alfredo James Pacino- Al Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an American film and stage actor and director. His role as Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman won him the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1992 afte...

6/13/2011 9/11/2011

Michelangelo Amerighi was a Patrician of Siena (in Italy) this is the reason of his reception in the Order of Malta as Knight of Grazia (by "Jus sanguinis") and after the vow, Knight of Obedience and o...

1/2/2011 9/11/2011

Sandro Botticelli MP (c.1445 - 1510)


Sandro Botticelli Famous works: Primavera ; The Birth of Venus ; The Adoration of the Magi Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi, better known as Sandro Botticelli or Il Botticello "The Little Ba...

1/20/2011 9/11/2011

Raphael Sanzio, da Urbino MP (1483 - c.1520)


Raphael Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (April 6 or March 28, 1483 – April 6, 1520), better known simply as Raphael, was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance, celebrated for the perfec...

12/27/2010 9/11/2011

Michelangelo MP (1475 - 1564)

"Il Divino (the divine one)"

Michelangelo Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), commonly known as Michelangelo, was an Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, poet, and engineer....

12/27/2010 9/11/2011

Sophia Loren MP

"Sofia Lazzaro", "Sofia Scicolone", "toothpick"

In 1962, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Two Women, becoming the first actress to win an Academy Award for a non-English-speaking performance. Loren has won 50 international ...

4/12/2010 9/11/2011

Enrico Roberto Giovanni Caruso MP (1873 - 1921)

"Erri", "Errico", "Enrico"

Note::For The Record/ Bom Errico Caruso (adopted more formal Enrico for stage), February 27 (some sources say 25), 1873, in Naples, Italy; died of pneumonia and peritonitis in 1921 in Naples; son of ...

11/20/2010 9/11/2011

Carmine Coppola MP (1910 - 1991)

Carmine Coppola was best known as the creator of musical scores for movies, including The Godfather and Apocalypse Now. A 1933 graduate of the Juilliard School of Music, he later playedflute and comp...

9/20/2007 9/11/2011

Leonardo da Vinci Most famous Works: Mona Lisa , The Last Supper , The Vitruvian Man Discovery of a New Selfportrait of Leonardo da Vinci?

1/5/2009 9/11/2011

Galileo Galilei MP (1564 - 1642)

He was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astron...

1/5/2009 9/11/2011

Niccolò Machiavelli MP (1469 - 1527)

"Niccolo Machiavelli"

Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (3 May 1469 – 21 June 1527) was an Italian historian, philosopher, humanist and writer based in Florence during the Renaissance. A founder of modern political scienc...

5/12/2009 9/11/2011

Enrico Fermi MP (1901 - 1954)

Enrico Fermi (29 September 1901 – 28 November 1954) is widely regarded as one of the leading scientists of the 20th century, highly accomplished in both theory and experiment. Fermi an Italian physicis...

7/17/2008 9/11/2011

Amedeo Clemente Modigliani (July 12, 1884 – January 24, 1920) was an Italian artist who worked mainly in France. Primarily a figurative artist, he became known for paintings and sculptures in a modern ...

2/11/2008 9/11/2011

Luciano Pavarotti MP (1935 - 2007)

Luciano Pavarotti, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (12 October 1935 – 6 September 2007) was an Italian operatic tenor, who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most commerc...

9/10/2011 9/10/2011

Robert De Niro MP

"Robert DeNiro"

Robert De Niro's grandfather Henry De Niro was born in Italy. Robert De Niro, Jr. (born August 17, 1943) is an American actor, director, and producer. Widely considered one of the greatest actors of ...

11/18/2010 9/10/2011

Danny DeVito MP

"Danny DeVito"

Daniel Michael "Danny" DeVito, Jr. (born November 17, 1944) is an American actor, comedian, director and producer. He first gained prominence for his portrayal of Louie De Palma on the ABC and NBC tele...

2/16/2009 9/10/2011

James Gandolfini MP (1961 - 2013)

"Jimmy Gandolfini", "Jim Gandolfini"

James Joseph Gandolfini, Jr. (September 18, 1961 – June 19, 2013) was an American actor best known for his role in The Sopranos as Tony Soprano, which won him the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding L...

9/10/2011 9/10/2011