Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Mario Lanza Museum

Hometown Philly boy became an opera tenor and movie star, but died at age 38.

Columbia House

Address:
712 Montrose St., Philadelphia, PA
Directions:
Montrose Street - on the first floor of the Columbia House - next to St Mary Magdalen dePazzi Church.
Hours:
M-Sa 11 am - 3 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
215-238-9691
Admission:
Free, donation.
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Mario Lanza Museum.

Mario Lanza Museum

An unabashed lovefest di lanza.

[tom shaffer, 10/22/2001]

The operatic crooner died in 1959. The Mario Lanza Institute, which runs the museum, raises funds for scholarships helping youngsters pursue vocal careers on concert and opera stages. Feb. 2014: Photo added.

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