Italian pop singer Albano Carrisi was born May 20, 1943, in the town of Cellino San Marco. Al Bano first proved himself as a musician participating in the nation's extensive song festival and contest circuit. His major breakthrough came in 1966 with the Festival delle Rose, followed in 1968 by his first-place positioning at the Disco per l'Estate song competition. His victories on the stage paved the way for his recording career, initiated by hits like "La Siepe" and "Nel Sole." In July of 1970
Albino Pierro was a 20th century Italian poet who was twice nominated for the Nobel prize for literature (in 1986 and 1988) despite the relatively narrow nature of his work. He came from a small town in the south of the country called Tursi and much of his later work was written in the local “Lucan” dialect. His subject matter seemed to be almost exclusively based on his hometown.
Aldo Romeo Luigi Moro was an Italian statesman and a prominent member of the Christian Democracy party. He served as 38th Prime Minister of Italy, from 1963 to 1968, and then from 1974 to 1976. He was one of Italy's longest-serving post-war Prime Ministers, holding power for a combined total of more than six years.
Alessandra Amoroso born 12 August 1986 in Galatina,(Lecce) an Italian pop/soul singer, songwriter, producer and TV personality. She was the winner of the 2009 edition of the Italian talent show Amici di Maria De Filippi. Since that all her eight albums peaked the Italian Albums Chart and she released successful singles and collaborations, including two number one hit, solding over 2,1 millions records in Italy In 2014 she became the first female Italian artist to win the MTV Europe Music Award
Angelo Sabatelli è lo chef patron del ristorante omonimo di Putignano, dall’ambiente rustico ed elegante allo stesso tempo. Un cuoco giramondo, che ha vissuto 12 anni in Asia, che ha fatto tanta gavetta, per poi tornare nella sua amata terra e guadagnarsi l’ambito riconoscimento della Stella Michelin nel 2019 (oltre a tre Cappelli de L’Espresso).La sua è una cucina ben definita, energica, dai sapori decisi, che unisce la tradizione pugliese alle esperienze vissute in giro per il mondo.
Angelo Stano (born January 6, 1953) is an Italian comic book artist. He provided drawings for Dylan Dog, including for the first story. He was, up to the issue no. 363, the series' cover artist.
Antonio Cassano is an Italian former professional footballer who played as a forward. A talented and technically gifted player, he was usually deployed as a supporting forward, but could also play as an attacking midfielder, winger, or as a striker.
Antonio Conte (Italian pronunciation: born 31 July 1969) is an Italian professional football manager and former player. He is the head coach at Serie A club Inter Milan. He captained the team and won the UEFA Champions League, as well as five Serie A titles, among other honours.
D'Amico was born in Mesagne, in the Italian province of Brindisi, and later lived in Milan. He was hired as a part-time office administrator for his first job. He met Gianni Versace in 1982, and the couple eventually embarked on a long-term relationship that lasted 15 years, until Versace's murder in 1997.During that time, he worked as designer for the Versace Sport line.
Per lui il 2019 è stato un anno importante: Antonio Decaro è tornato a essere sindaco di Bari, confermato al primo turno con una larga vittoria (al 66,27 per cento), staccando gli avversari e consegnando la sua città agli onori internazionali, dato che Lonely Planet l'ha inserita fra le dieci mete Best in Europe 2019. Per lui è stato un anno di bis: oltre alla rielezione come primo cittadino, è stato riconfermato alla guida dell'Anci, come “sindaco dei sindaci d'Italia”
Diodato was born in Aosta, the principal city of Aosta Valley, a bilingual region on the border with France and Switzerland. However, he grew up in southern Italy, in Taranto, Apulia. When he was 20, he moved to Stockholm, Sweden, where he had his first musical experiences. He then returned to Italy, to Rome, where he graduated from the Roma Tre University in cinema, television and multimedia production. He currently lives in Milan. Japan is one of his favorite places.
Chef and entrepreneur Beppe De Vito, left at the age of sixteen and traveled the world before settling in the Asian city-state where he opened seven restaurants, under the il Lido Group, of which two-year-old Aura, a 9,000 sq ft restaurant and bar that spans two levels, is his largest.
Checco Zalone modeled on the Apulian insult "Che cozzalone!", lit. 'What a rough!'), art name of Luca Pasquale Medici (born 3 June 1977), is an Italian actor, musician, singer-songwriter, imitator, comedian and screenwriter. He co-wrote and starred in the three highest-grossing Italian films in Italy headed by Quo Vado?.
Claudio Sgura, one of today’s foremost Italian dramatic baritones,born in Puglia,Ostuni and debuted at the La Scala in Milan in 2007 as Sharpless. Performances since then have led him to the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, the Vienna State Opera, the Opéra de Paris, the Zurich Opera, the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, the Sydney Opera House, the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing, the Bregenz and Savonlinna Festivals, the Opera in Oslo, and the most important stages in Italy.
Domenico Modugno became one of the first Italian artists in the popular music field able to achieve an international star status, touring worldwide and selling a million records released in different languages. With a guitar in his hands, he began composing at the age of 15, taking the first step of an amazing career devoted to acting, singing, and songwriting. Inspired by the movies, Domenico Modugno began attending the Experimental Center of Cinematography, making his debut in 1951 while playi
Graduated from the Hotel Institute of Fasano and started working in some hotels in the area before leaving for Scotland,later moving between London,Austria, Switzerland, up to the Amalfi Coast, at the head of a fantastic team in a 5-star hotel and a gourmet restaurant (two Michelin stars). Among the many awards received locally, we like to remember the Michelin star with the "Due Camini" restaurant in Borgo Egnazia and the title of best maitre d 'in Italy for the "Identità Golose" magazine.
Emilio Colombo (11 April 1920 – 24 June 2013) was an Italian politician and the Prime Minister of Italy from 1970 to 1972. In addition to having held top positions in Italian governments, he was also the president of the European Parliament. In 2003 he was appointed to be an Italian senator for life, a seat which he held until his death. In the first five years as senator, he was an independent.
Born in Bari, in 1985 Solfrizzi graduated in performing arts at the Bologna University.Shortly later he formed a comedy duo with his former classmate Antonio Stornaiolo, Toti e Tata, who had a good success on stages all over Italy.In the second half of the 1990s he appeared, still in couple with Starnaiolo, in the variety show Striscia la notizia with the successful character of Linguetta, then he started a solo career as actor and comedian.
known professionally as Emma, is an Italian pop singer, songwriter, records producer and TV personality. After working with several bands, she won the Italian talent show Amici di Maria De Filippi in March 2010, and signed a contract with record label Universal Music.She received several italians and internationals awards and nominations including three MTV Italian Music Awards, one TRL Awards and was nominated at the MTV Europe Music Award and the World Music Awards.
Fabio Mastrangelo is Russia’s most sought after Italian-born conductor. Since 2013, he is the Artistic Director of the St. Petersburg State Theatre “Music Hall” as well as Principal Conductor & Music Director of its two orchestras, “The St. Petersburg Northern Sinfonia” and “The St. Petersburg Northern Sinfonietta”
Flavia Pennetta is a retired Italian professional tennis player and Grand Slam champion in both singles and doubles. She became Italy's first top-ten female singles player on 17 August 2009 and the first Italian to be ranked world No. 1 in doubles on 28 February 2011.
Artist, Art director, Curator, Set designer, Marketing and branding planner, Restaurant maker. Francesco Attolini is the most influential living foreign artist in Russia, among the 100 most influential artists in the world for the see.me artistic institution in 2011. In his 10 years spent in St. Petersburg he has made more than 500 events, art exhibitions and worked with the most important brands of art, fashion and restaurant business as Valentin Yudashkin Fashion industry.
Francesco "Frank" Stallone Sr. (September 12, 1919 – July 11, 2011) was an Italian-American hairdresser, polo enthusiast, writer, and one-time actor. Stallone was the father of actor Sylvester Stallone and actor/singer Frank Stallone. He was well known for being the author of his only book Stewart Lane which was published in May 2010 and in his only acting role in the 1976 movie Rocky as the timekeeper.
Gianni Ciardo born July 21, 1949 in Bari, Puglia, is an italian actor, comedian and musician. He plays piano and guitar and is active in various fields of entertainment: from cinema to television, music, theatre and cabaret.
Award-winning, best-selling novelist Gianrico Carofiglio was born in Bari in 1961 and worked for many years as a prosecutor specializing in organized crime. He was appointed advisor of the anti-Mafia committee in the Italian parliament in 2007 and served as a senator from 2008 to 2013. Carofiglio is best known for the Guido Guerrieri crime series.
Giuseppe Conte is an Italian jurist and politician who is serving as the 58th and current Prime Minister of Italy. Conte spent the majority of his career as a law professor and was also a member of the Italian Bureau of Administrative Justice
Born in Matera in 1975, Giuseppe Palmieri is a self-trained in wine and service. After the important experiences at Villa Crespi and Locanda Solarola, in 2000 he arrived at Osteria Francescana in Modena, where he found harmony with a very young Massimo Bottura, of whom he is today the maître and sommelier. Their parallel and tireless growth underlies the miracle of an Italian finally winning paradigm in the world scene
Giustino Durano was a movie actor best known for his work as Eliseo Orefice in the 1997 film Life Is Beautiful. For his role, he was nominated in part for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance
Dj, remixer, records producer, one-night and club tour creator with his party Supalova, speaker and music selector with his radio show Slave To The Rhytm. In summer 2013 Supalova was scheduled in Formentera, every tuesday in July and August. Now Supalova is celebrated every week-end in Italy and broadcasted live on radio m2o. It’s impossibile not to think to Joe T. Vannelli, if you wanna think to a polyhedric and transversal dance artist. His house music is worldwide appreciated: several times.
He was born in the Apulian city of Andria and at the age of three, moved to Canosa di Puglia. Lino Banfi became one of the most well-known actors in Italian "sexy comedies" in the 1970s. In the 1980s he reached the peak of his fame by appearing in movies such as "L'allenatore nel pallone", "Vieni avanti cretino", "Il commissario Lo Gatto" and "Occhio, "Malocchio, prezzemolo e finocchio".