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Anna Lomax Wood, Ph.D.

Remembering Giovanni Coffarelli: High Priest of Neapolitan Music

September 1, 2010
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Giovanni Coffarelli, ‘high priest of an uninterrupted tradition’ and a star in the firmament of Neapolitan music, died on August 31, 2010 at 1:15 p.m. in Somma Vesuviana, Naples, Italy, after a long illness. Giovanni was an internationally known ambassador and teacher of the folk traditions of his native region of Campania, particularly of the […]

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