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30 07, 2016

OCCITAN-PROVENÇAL – Dario Anghilante

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Dario Anghilante was born in 1947 in Sampeyre (Sant Peire in Occitan) in Valle Varaita, one of the Alpine valleys in the provinces of Turin, Cuneo and Imperia in the Italian area of Occitan language and culture.  This territory is no more than the eastward extension of the Langue d’Oc area which incorporates all of southern France and a Pyrrhenean valley, the Val d’Aran, under Catalonian administration.  As a matter of interest, we should add to the list the municipality of Guardia Piemontese in the [...]

5 04, 2016

KOREAN – Chul-Ho Cho

By |2019-12-11T22:24:46+01:00April 5th, 2016|The voices of Ulysses|0 Comments

Cho Chul-Ho is a Korean doctor born in Seoul (South Korea) in 1955 who has lived in Italy since the middle of the eighties.  He obtained his degree from the faculty of Oriental Medicine at the Kyung Hee University of Seoul, internationally famous for acupuncture, and in 1989 from the faculty of Medicine at the University of Genoa.  In 1993, still at the University of Genoa and the San Martino Hospital in the same city, he specialised in endocrinology.  More recently, in 2008, he specialised [...]

6 02, 2016

FRIULIAN – Aurelio Venuti

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Aurelio Venuti Aurelio Venuti was born in Reana del Rojale (Udine) in 1945; he took his degree in Literature and for 40 years taught in schools in Friuli. Right from his schooldays he worked out a very personal way of reading the classics which consists of translating texts into other known languages while remaining faithful to the meter and stylistic features of the originals. In this way he studied Greek lyrical poetry, Homerian poems and the Latin poets, reworking them into Latin, Italian [...]

11 11, 2015

Ulysses tells his shipwreck in Sicilian vernacular

By |2019-12-11T22:24:54+01:00November 11th, 2015|2021 – Dantes year, News of the month|0 Comments

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 [...]

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

By |2019-12-11T22:24:57+01:00September 9th, 2015|The voices of Ulysses|0 Comments

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 [...]