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and honor the memory of the legendary performer, Mario Lanza.

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Mario Lanza Birthday Remembrance

Mario Lanza

Saturday January 27, 2018 noon-3pm

This is a free event open to all and includes sandwiches, birthday cake, soda, coffee and other goodies.  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


Please note that all correspondence including inquiries, mail orders, donations and Associate Member renewals etc. should be sent to the following address only:

Mario Lanza Institute
PO Box 54624
Philadelphia, PA 19148

Museum Tours

Tours Groups: Arrange a visit to the Mario Lanza Museum. Only $5 per person.

Scholarship Winners: L-R: Jorge Espino (4th place), Siena Licht Miller (3rd place), Alexandra Razskazoff (2nd place), Piotr Buzsewski (1st place) and accompanist Luke Housner.


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

Used Record Sale: $1 per LP plus shipping. Call 215-238-9691 for availability and shipping rates.

30 minutes with Bill Ronayne of the Mario Lanza Institute