David J. Domino

The Life of Enzo Stuarti

September 2020
Enzo Stuarti was an Italian American musical theater performer and tenor. He was born in Italy's capital city of Rome on March 3, 1919. His given name was Lorenzo Scapone. Enzo’s parents were Flavio and Maria Scapone. Flavio and Maria emigrated to...


The Bronx Tale of Chazz Palminteri

September 2020
Chazz Palminteri is perhaps best known as an actor, but he is also a gifted screenwriter, producer and playwright. He was born in the Belmont neighborhood in the NYC borough of the Bronx on May 15, 1952.  Belmont was once a big Italian...


A Delicious Italian Takeout Spot in Napa Valley

September 2020
In quest’articolo, lo scrittore, David J. Domino, scrive del piatto, “malfatti”, un tipo di gnocchi fatti con gli spinaci e il formaggio e conditi con ragù. Lui spiega che questo piatto è molto conosciuto in Napa Valley in California. Napa non è un...


The Great John Basilone

August 2020
John Basilone was a United States Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant and a proud American of Italian descent who was killed in action in 1945 during WWII. He received the Medal of Honor for heroism above and beyond the call of duty during the Battle for...


Joe Cool

August 2020
Joe Montana is a retired Italian American professional football player. He was a quarterback in the National Football League for 16 seasons. Montana is considered one of the greatest quarterbacks to have ever played the game. He is admired by many...


The Life of Bobby Darin

July 2020
Bobby Darin was an extraordinary Italian American singer, songwriter and actor. Darin is one of the most prolific entertainers of all time. He performed pop, rock, jazz, and folk music.  Darin was born on May 14, 1936 in Manhattan's East...


Michael Bublé

July 2020
Michael Bublé è un cantante molto popolare, nacque in Canada ma nel 2005, diventò un cittadino italiano. Siccome il cognome è francese, molte persone pensano che lui sia francese, ma in realtà è italiano. I suoi nonni paterni furono di Istria, una...


Jimmy Roselli

June 2020
Jimmy Roselli può essere considerato uno dei cantanti più bravi degli anni 60. Purtroppo, molte persone non sanno niente di lui perché non aveva attirato l’attenzione che meritava. Roselli era il nipote di immigrati italiani. Nato in New Jersey,...


Al Martino, Italian Crooner

May 2020
Jasper Cini è nato a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 7 ottobre 1927. I suoi genitori erano immigrati italiani. Lui lavorava con il padre come muratore durante la sua gioventù. Ma, la passione più grande era cantare. Mario Lanza, un cantante famoso e...


The Story of Corado Ciarlo

April 2020
Corado Ciarlo was only 20-years-old when he was killed in battle. In his pockets, they found two rosaries, $1.61, 16 photographs of family members, and one letter. While the other items were important, the letter held the greatest...


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