Where those associated with Western films from around the world are laid to rest.
Saturday, October 2, 2010
RIP Oscar Avogadro
Oscar Avogadro died at his home in Milan, Italy September 30, 2010. A lyricist, screenwriter and actor, Oscar was born on August 9, 1951 in Turin, Italy and produced and co-wrote some big Italian hit records such as “E la luna bussò" sung by Loredana Berté (co written with Mario Lavezzi and Daniel Pace), “Lo no” by Anna Nalick (co written with Mario Lavezzi) and "Il cuore delle donne" and "Margherita non lo sa" by Dori Ghezzi. In the late '70s he found success with “The Ghetto”, a song he wrote with Alberto Radius. He also wrote the children's song "Il coccodrillo come fa". Oscar leaves his wife Laura and two children Gabriel and Francis.
Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1946 I have a BA degree in American History from Cal St. Northridge. I've been researching the American West and western films since the early 1980s and visiting filming sites in Spain and the U.S.A. Elected a member of the Spaghetti Western Hall of Fame 2010.