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Sicily - famous people

Who’s who in Sicily

Born in Sicily:
– priest and politician Luigi Sturzo
– composers Vincenzo Bellini (1801 -1835) and Alessandro Scarlatti (1660 – 1725)
– scientists Ettore Majorana and Antonio Zichichi
– magistrates Giovanni Falconeand Paolo Borsellino
– writers Elio Vittorini, Giuseppe Tommasi di Lampedusa, Giovanni Verga, Leonardo Sciascia, Federico De Roberto, Luigi Pirandello (1867 – 1936), Andrea CamilleriLuigi Capuana, Elio Vittorini, Vitaliano Brancati, Giuseppe Fava, poet Salvatore Quasimodo (1901 – 1968)
– painters Antonello da Messina (1429 – 1979) and Renato Guttuso
– actors Franco Franchi and Ciccio Ingrassia
– showmen Pippo Baudo and Fiorello
– singers Franco Battiato, Giuseppe Di Stefano and Carmen Consoli
– directors Giuseppe Tornatore and Frank Capra
– fashion designer Domenico Dolce (D&G) and supermodel Eva Riccobono
– cyclist Vincenzo Nibali
The famous hollywood actor Al Pacino has Sicilian origins.