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Mario Lanza

Mario LanzaAKA Alfred Arnold Cocozza

Born: 31-Jan-1921
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 7-Oct-1959
Location of death: Rome, Italy
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Voice of the Century

Tenor, has sold over 50 million albums.

Wife: Betty Hicks (m. 21-Apr-1945, until his death, two daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Colleen (d. 1997 automobile accident)
Daughter: Elisa
Son: Damon
Son: Marc (d. 1993 heart attack)

    Conservatory: Berkshire School of Music

    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6801 Hollywood Blvd.
    Italian Ancestry

    For the First Time (26-Feb-1959)
    Seven Hills of Rome (27-Jan-1958) · Marc Revere
    Serenade (23-Mar-1956) · Damon Vincenti
    The Student Prince (15-Jun-1954) · The Student Prince
    Because You're Mine (25-Sep-1952) · Renaldo Rossano
    The Great Caruso (16-Apr-1951) · Enrico Caruso
    The Toast of New Orleans (24-Aug-1950) · Pepe Abellard Duvalle
    That Midnight Kiss (22-Sep-1949) · Johnny Donnetti

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