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11 11, 2015

Ulysses tells his shipwreck in Sicilian vernacular

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Tano Avanzato and his wife Erminia Terranova are two Sicilian ballad-singers and founded together the popular song group Zabara in 1991.  They have to his name hundreds of concerts which they have staged in Italy and abroad. Tano Avanzato has willingly accepted to read Ulysses' verses (Hell, XXVI, 90-142) for Dantepoliglotta, in the Sicilian translation of Giovanni Girgenti.... To read more and listen to the reading of Ulysses' verses in Sicilian, see the web-page of Tano Avanzato: click here. See also the web-page of Erminia Terranova and listen to [...]

10 11, 2015

RUSSIAN – Anastasia Vilkova

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Anastasia Vilkova was born in Astrakhan, one of the principal cities in the south of European Russia on the Volga river. She completed her studies at the Faculty of Modern Letters in the University of Astrakhan where she specialised in linguistic history with particular emphasis on old Russian. Currently she is in charge of editing a newspaper for young men to whom she is teaching journalism in a workshop for art and culture which has been expressly dedicated to them. ooOoo Anastasia Vilkova has lent [...]

22 10, 2015

SPANISH – Pedro Reula Baquero

By |2019-12-11T22:24:55+01:00October 22nd, 2015|The voices of Ulysses|0 Comments

Pedro Reula Baquero is a Spanish musician born in Saragossa who teaches viola da gamba at the Federico Moreno Torroba conservatory in Madrid. He travels all over Spain and often goes to other countries such as France, Great Britain, Italy, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland, Mexico and more to give concerts of baroque music with the group “Músicos de Su Alteza” with which he has also made many CDs for Alpha and other CD producers. He also founded the Delyre baroque chamber music orchestra. Apart from pursuing [...]

9 09, 2015

GENOAN – Mario Peccerini

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Mario Peccerini was born in 1938 in Camogli, a little Ligurian town with great maritime traditions.  He himself has been a captain of merchant and military vessels for a long time as well as being the director of a major Genoan shipping company. Now retired, he busies himself with the theatre and is, besides, passionate about the Genoan vernacular of which he is a teacher in various municipalities and associations on the eastern Ligurian coast (Pieve, Recco, Camogli and Santa Margherita). Holding the diploma of [...]

7 06, 2015

LITHUANIAN – Dalia Pileckienė

By |2019-12-11T22:25:08+01:00June 7th, 2015|The voices of Francesca|0 Comments

Dalia Pileckienė was born in Telšiai, Lithuania, and now lives in the city of Trakai, one of the most beautiful towns in the country, in a region full of lakes.  The lake facing Trakai is marked by an island from which a fourteenth century castle rises.  We show a picture of it on this page. Dalia is married and has two daughters.  She took her degree in the engineering management of restaurants and cafes and, in 1988, in commercial administration, at the Technological University of [...]