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Sicilian Culture

The People, The History, The Culture

This Day in History:
Italian Contributions in the Month of January

January 16
1672  Composer Francesco Mancini composer
1728  Italian Composer Niccolò Piccinni Italian
1749  Count & Poet Vittoria A Alfieri
1886  Italian Composer Amilcare Ponchielli dies at age 51
1938  Hocky Player Lou Angotti born
1954  Stranger in Paradise is a hit song by Tony Bennett
1957  Conductor Arturo Toscanini dies in New York City NY at age 89
1981  Hungry Heart is a hit song by Bruce Springsteen



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