Zeffirelli


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Zeffirelli

Franco . born 1923, Italian stage and film director and designer, noted esp for his work in opera
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The Franco Zeffirelli International Centre for the Performing Arts broke the news of Tosi's death via Facebook on Saturday.
Pero Zeffirelli era un hombre excepcional, que no solo puso en alto el nombre de Florencia y de Italia, sino que encontro en el arte y la belleza una forma de trascender.
In 1994, Zeffirelli, who directed several productions at London's Covent Garden, was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his "valuable services to British performing arts".
Zeffirelli, the last of Italy's great post-war filmmakers, was known internationally for his opulent and romantic vision, and achieved notoriety in various disciplines.
While Zeffirelli was most popularly known for his films, his name was also inextricably linked to the theater and opera.
Zeffirelli thrilled global audiences with his romantic vision and often extravagant productions, most famously captured in his 1968 adaptation of Romeo and Juliet and the TV miniseries Jesus of Nazareth.
Zeffirelli's son, Luciano, said his father had died at home, adding he "had suffered for a while, but he left in a peaceful way".
Italian media said Zeffirelli died after a long illness, which had
Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and extravagant productions, most famously captured in "Romeo and Juliet" and the miniseries "Jesus of Nazareth," has died at 96.
Franco Zeffirelli, who directed the world's greatest opera singers and brought Shakespeare to the cinema-going masses, has died.
[USA], June 15 (ANI): Oscar-nominated director Franco Zeffirelli passed away at 96.