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Mario Lanza Birthday Remembrance

Saturday January 31, 2015 from Noon-3pm. Admission is free.

Mario Lanza Museum
712 Montrose St in Philadelphia.

Come join your fellow Mario Lanza fans as we commemorate what would have been his 94th birthday with a reception featuring sandwiches, birthday cake, coffee and more. Lanza’s recordings will be played and a tour of the museum will be available for all to enjoy. For more information call 215-238-9691 or email mariolanzamuseum@aol.com


2014 Mario Lanza Ball Weekend

Photos from the event.


The Mario Lanza Institute, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization, honors the memory of the late, great singer by sponsoring scholarships to promising young singers to further their training and careers. More than 200 scholarships have been awarded and many of the recipients have gone on to perform at major opera houses.

The scholarships are awarded to winners of an annual competition. Vocal auditions are held in October. In November, a Mario Lanza Institute announces the winners at the annual Ball.

The Institute also houses a museum featuring photos and artifacts related to Mario Lanza. Holdings include clothing worn by Mario, original movie posters, boxing gloves he used in his youth, and some of his gold records

If you would like to make a donation, please make your check payable to Mario Lanza Institute and mail to the following address:

Mario Lanza Institute
PO Box 54624
Philadelphia, PA 19148


Mario Lanza Museum Benefit Luncheon

High Note Cafe April 6, 2014

  • Carl Lee performing
    Carl Lee performing
  • Joan Burns performing with Pasquale
    Joan Burns performing with Pasquale
  • Pasquale at the accordion
    Pasquale at the accordion
  • Pasquale, Joan Burns and Carl Lee
    Pasquale, Joan Burns and Carl Lee

Now on YouTube: 30 minutes with Bill Ronayne of the Mario Lanza Institute