People

Umberto Eco

May 2019 |
Literature, as is the case with all forms of art, evolves. At times it is more of a revolution than an evolution where the old rules are completely cast aside for more unconventional forms of expression. In the world of literature, we can see this...

April Birthdays

April 2019 |
As we celebrate the arrival of spring, we also celebrate the birthdays of well-known Italians and Italian Americans. Perhaps the most famous of those born in April is Leonard da Vinci; the multi-talented Italian was born on April 15. Christopher...

Meet the Author: William Giovinazzo of "Italianitá: The Essence of Being Italian and Italian-American"

April 2019 |
In “Italianitá,” William (Bill) Giovinazzo explores the culture and history of Italians and Italian Americans – from the time when the Greeks colonized Italy to the influx of Italian immigrants in the 19th and 20th centuries to John Travolta...

Dianne Hales: Notable Italian Author

April 2019 |
As I look across my shelves of books on Italy, I note there are authors whose works stand out from the rest. Some are especially informative, while others have an engaging writing style, others still are just plain fun to read. However, there are a...

March Birthdays

March 2019 |
In March we remember and celebrate many Italian-born history-makers. On March 6, 1475, one of the most famous Italian Renaissance sculptors of all time was born. Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, commonly known as Michelangelo, exerted...

February Birthdays

February 2019 |
February is the birth month to some of our favorite Italians. Italian American actor Joe Pesci best known for his roles in “My Cousin Vinny,” “Home Alone” and “Goodfellas,” among other notable films, was born on Feb. 9 in Newark, NJ. His father’s...

Our Writers

January 2019 |
La Gazzetta Italiana wouldn’t be what it is today without our writers. We are very excited to introduce our readers to some of our regular contributing writers! To our writers: we thank you for your dedication and commitment to La Gazzetta. Your...

Our Writers (Part 2)

February 2019 |
La Gazzetta Italiana wouldn’t be what it is today without our writers. We are very excited to introduce our readers to some of our regular contributing writers! To our writers: we thank you for your dedication and commitment to La Gazzetta. Your...

January Birthdays

January 2019 |
This month we celebrate the birthdays of many notable Italians and Italian Americans. Umberto Eco (Jan. 5, 1932 – Feb. 19, 2016) was an Italian novelist, literary critic, philosopher, semiotician, and university professor born in the Piedmont...
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