Wednesday, April 6, 2011
RIP Gianni Brezza
He was a dancer, choreographer, director and actor Brezza died Tuesday April 5, 2011 in Rome after a long illness. Gianni was a dancer, choreographer, director and actor. He was the husband of Loretta Goggi and was nearing 69 years. Born in La Spezia on November 9, 1942, he moved to Rome where he had started a business in the sixties. He became the first dancer in the corps de ballet of RAI, he worked in the main programs of Viale Mazzini of the sixties and seventies, including ‘Canzonissima’, ‘Studio One’ and ‘Milleluci’. Subsequently, he was a choreographer, actor alongside Rita Pavone and a director. After leaving the profession as a dancer, he dedicated himself to directing theatrical and television projects in collaboration with Loretta Goggi, who he married in 2008 after a thirty-year relationship. Goggi recently described their relationship with these words: "Me and John are like Sandra and Raymond in life, with humor and desire to have fun." Lately, due to the illness of her husband, Goggi had cancelled her tour, including the one in Roman.
Born: 11/9/1942, La Spezia, Liguria, Italy
Died: 4/5/2011, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Gianni Brezza's westerns - actor:
Viva Django - 1968 (Lucas henchman)
Here We Go Again, Eh Providence? - 1973 (waiter)