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Born in New York City, New York, USA
Died in Palm Bay, Florida, USA  (heart failure)

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Ezio Flagello was born on January 28, 1931 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Godfather: Part II (1974), The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) and Directions (1960). He was married to Myra Bianco and Anna Mione. He died on March 19, 2009 in Palm Bay, Florida, USA.

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Myra Bianco (November 2008 - 19 March 2009) ( his death)
Anna Mione (? - ?) ( divorced) ( 4 children)

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Star bass/baritone for many years with the Metropolitan Opera.
According to the Metropolitan Opera database, Ezio Flagello made his Met debut as the Jailer in the November 9, 1957 matinee performance of Tosca. His last performance was December 17, 1984 as Dr. Bartolo in Rossini's Barber of Seville. He had sung in 528 performances at the Met in leading bass roles such as Sparafucile in Rigoletto, Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Ramfis in Aida, the title role in Verdi's Falstaff and Sarastro in The Magic Flute.
Both brothers are alumni of Manhattan School of Music in NYC
His brother was composer Nicholas Flagello (1928-1994).
He sang at major opera houses around the world, including La Scala in Milan, Italy; the Vienna State Opera; the San Francisco Opera; and the Houston Grand Opera.
In 1955 he won a Fulbright Scholarship, and studied at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome.
He played the violin, trumpet, and flugelhorn as an amateur.

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