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Anton Coppola at 99

 

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Here’s your inspiration for today! Composer and conductor Anton Coppola is still going strong at the age of 99. Coppola, the uncle of filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, has had a thriving career as a composer of operas and other genres of music. He and his six brothers grew up in East Harlem, New York. He still lives in Manhattan and continues to compose every day. The view of Central Park from the apartment he’s lived in with his wife for more than 60 years is HIS daily source of inspiration. Read more here:
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/31/nyregion/anton-coppola-a-maestro-with-many-encores.html?_r=0

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Dianne Nicolini
Dianne Nicolini
Published on 11.18.2016