Mario Lanza  Italian Singer

Current Status

Mario Lanza passed away on 7th Oct 1959 aged 38.

Relationships

Mario Lanza was previously married to Betty Hicks (1944 - 1959).

He was also in relationships with Zsa Zsa Gabor (1958) and Inger Stevens.

Mario Lanza had 4 children, Marc, Damon, Elisa and Colleen (67).

About

Mario Lanza is a 38 year old Italian Singer. Born Alfred Arnold Cocozza on 31st January, 1921 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, he is famous for "Be My Love" became his first million-selling hit. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Mario Lanza was in 2 on-screen matchups, notably with Ann Blyth in The Great Caruso (1951) and Kathryn Grayson in That Midnight Kiss (1949).

Mario Lanza is a member of the following lists: People of Abruzzian descent, 20th-century classical musicians and Male actors of Italian descent.

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Dating History

Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Mario Lanza38 AquariusSinger
Italian
Zsa Zsa Gabor99 AquariusActress
Belgian
Betty Hicks37 ScorpioHomemaker
American
Inger Stevens35 LibraActress
Swedish

Children

NameGenderBornAge
Marc
Male
Damon
Male
Elisa
Female
Colleen
Female9th December, 194867 years old

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
For the First Time1959Tonio CostaMovie
Seven Hills of Rome1958Marc RevereMovie
Serenade1956Damon VincentiMovie
The Student Prince1954Prince Karl (singing voice)Movie
Shower of Stars1954TV Show
Because You're Mine1952Renaldo RossanoMovie
The Great Caruso1951Enrico CarusoMovie
The Toast of New Orleans1950Pepe Abellard DuvalleMovie
That Midnight Kiss1949Johnny DonnettiMovie
Winged Victory1944Chorus Member (uncredited)Movie

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Discussions

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LITTLE KOJAKMar 19, 2013

Under "similar artists" Tony Martin sholuld be
listed.
He came as close to having a thrilling voice and styloe as Mario Lanza.


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Mario Lanza

Mario Lanza
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About

Mario Lanza (born Alfred Arnold Cocozza; January 31, 1921 – October 7, 1959) was an American tenor, actor and Hollywood film star of the late 1940s and the 1950s....

Confirmed Relationships3
Longest Relationship15 yrs, 9 mths
Shortest Relationship3 mths
Average Relationship Length5 yrs, 4 mths
First Name Mario
Last Name Lanza
Full Name at Birth Alfred Arnold Cocozza
Alternative Name The Tiger, The Service Caruso (while he was in the US Army), Freddy
Age 38 (age at death) years
Birthday 31st January, 1921
Birthplace Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died 7th October, 1959
Height 5' 7¾" (172 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Wavy Black Hair, Deep voice
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Italian
Occupation Text Singer, Actor
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame "Be My Love" became his first million-selling hit
Music Genre Vocal
Music Style Traditional Pop, Popular Music Entry, Standards, Cast Recordings, Stage & Screen, Musical Theater, Opera
Music Mood Theatrical, Dramatic, Sophisticated, Somber, Sensual, Sentimental, Passionate, Warm, Elegant, Melancholy, Confident, Bittersweet, Wistful, Reflective, Intimate, Romantic, Yearning
Official Websites www.lanzalegend.com/
Father Antonio Cocozza
Mother Maria Lanza
Friend David Niven, Greg Bautzer
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