Mario Lanza

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Mario Lanza

Born

1/31/1921, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Died

10/7/1959

Birth Name

Alfredo Arnold Cocozza

Gender

Male
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The son of working class Italian-Americans, Mario Lanza was born to modest circumstances in Philadelphia in 1921. Considered by many as one of the most emotional and powerful tenors of all time, Lanza was discovered as a major talent early in his 20s. In contrast to his idol,…more

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  • Mario Lanza is someone you would not want to work with.

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    Mario Lanza was a spoiled brat when he was a kid.His mother got him what ever he wanted when he was a kid.His father hurt his hand really bad in the army. That's the reasons why he was cruel when he was grown up.He got to go to music lessons. He gained too much weigh because he ate too much food.So this gym teacher helped him lose some weigh.The song be my love was very popular.Finally, Mario died of a heart attack in the year 1959.Millions of people came to his three funerals.moreless