I Was Born in Naples on July, 17 1973

Black & White Back to My Birthplaces I’ll Remember All My Life.


I was born in Naples on July, 17 1973 because road was the only place where I met people who taught me the bravery to head out on a long journey in my daily life.

I was born in Naples on July, 17 1973 because looking at Piazza Plebiscito, the large public square in the city, I found the right space where a revolution between past and future let be born again.

I was born in Naples on July, 17 1973 because San Pietro a Majella Conservatory of Music was the cradle of composers and musicians such as Cimarosa, Bellini, Donizetti, Pergolesi, Scarlatti and the bridge between tradition and modernity thanks to Roberto De Simone.

I was born in Naples on July, 17 1973 because my grandfather Pasquale taught me eating Pizza with hands was the only way to feel rich without pocket full of money.

I was born in Naples on July, 17 1973 because my grandmother Lucia told me volcano Vesuvius took care of fairy tales, giving more chance for extending time for kids.

I was born in Naples on July, 17 1973 because the mask of Pulcinella hides superstition grabbing religiousness.
Everyone just waits for fate, known by neapolitains as ‘a ciorta.

I was born in Naples on July, 17 1973 because in the alley, called ‘o vico by neapolitains, there is the secret of life: tightness.

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