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Mario Lanza

(1921-1959)

 
 
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By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
1. Mario Lanza Marker
Inscription. The beloved tenor was born here as Alfredo Cocozza. Here as a boy he learned the arias of many operas. Became a radio, concert, record artist. After signing with M-G-M in 1947, he made seven films; had the title role in "The Great Caruso," in 1951.
 
Erected 1993 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.273′ N, 75° 9.277′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Christian Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 634-36 Christian Street, Philadelphia PA 19147, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi Parish (within shouting distance of this marker); Giannini Family (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frank Gasparro (about 400 feet away); House of Industry (about 400 feet away); Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial (about 500 feet away); Eddie Lang (about 800 feet away); South 9th Street Curb Market (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Italian Market" (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  Mario Lanza - IMDb. (Submitted on March 18, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
Mario Lanza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
2. Mario Lanza Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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