Grace Bumbry

“To strive for excellence, that’s the answer. If you strive for excellence, that means that you are determined. You will find a way to get to your goal, even if it means having to turn down some really great offers. You have to live with that, as you have to live with yourself.” (Grace Bumbry) […]

Franco Zeffirelli

Gian Franco Corsi Zeffirelli was an Italian film director, producer, screenwriter, and stage director. He was born on February 12th, 1923, in Florence, Italy, and passed away on June 15th, 2019 in Rome, at the age of 96. His mother died when he was just six years old, and he grew up under the auspices […]

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

Soprano Elisabeth Schwarzkopf is one of the most celebrated and iconic opera singers of the 20th century. Born in 1915 in Jarocin, Poland, she grew up in a musical family, with her father being a conductor and her mother a pianist. As a child, she sang in choirs and studied the violin, but soon realized […]

Virginia Zeani

This year, Virginia Zeani turned 95 years old. Celebration in West Palm Beach (Florida)- where the wonderful artist has lived since 1980- now a widow- her husband, the famous bass Nicola Rossi Lemeni died in 1991- but with her son’s family, Alessandro Rossi Lemeni. And, of course, a celebration for millions of fans, who continue […]