Sylvester grew up in Hell’s Kitchen on the West Side of New York City , NY
BRONX, NEW YORK
When Italian-Americans Cook
RECIPE SUNDAY SAUCE alla SINATRA
Family from POLIZZI GENEROSA , SICILY
Marty grew up on Elizabeth Street
Frank Vincent as SALVI in Martin Scorsese’s RAGING BULL
Frank Vincent grew up around Newark, New Jersey, along with his childhood friend Joe Pesci
Franks Sinatra’s Father Antonio Martino Severio Sinatra
was Born in LERCARA FRIDDI Sicily
her Immigrated to New York and Hoboken, NJ
Liza Minnelli’s father was Famed Director VINCENT MINELLI who married JUDY GARLAND (Liza’s Mother). Vincent Minnelli was the
Vincent Minelli’s Paternal Grandfather was VINCENZO MINNELLI of Palermo, Sicily who was a SICILIAN REVOLUTIONARY who was forced to leave SICILY in 1848 with his Brother Dominic.
GRANDMA BELLINO’S COOKBOOK
Missing From Picture are Brothers Jimmy and Frank and Sisiter Lilly
LODI , NEW JERSEY 1940
Where FILLIPO Opened a SHOEMAKER SHOP on MAIN STREET
FILLIPO was Father to JAMES, LILLY, FRANK, LUCIA, and TONY
Grandfather of Author Daniel Bellino-Zwicke
Author Daniel Bellino-Zwicke
at TEATRO GRECO
Best Selling Italian Cookbook Author and Italian Wine Authority, Daniel grew up
in East Rutherford and Carlstadt, New Jersey, before moving to New York City in 1982, making his home in the East Village of New York, before moving to Greenwich Village in 1995.
Daniel lives and writes about Italian-American Food & Culture and about Italy and Italian Food and Wine from all regions of Italy, and especially of the south of Sicily, Napoli, and The Amalfi Coast.
Best Selling Italian Cookbooks by Daniel on Amazon.com
NOT SO FAMOUS SICILIANS
But WONDERFUL PEOPLE NEVER The LESS
One thought on “Famous Sicilian Americans”
As a descendant of Sicilian parents and grand parents and a long time retired high school principal I enjoyed finding out all these facts you presented so nicely – Francis R. Taormina – whose forbears came from San Biagio Platana and Sciacca – and whose maternal grandfather returned to Sicily after liiving briefly in the Bronx on Kelly Street.