Books

The shipping rates on the Shipping Charges page do not apply to books. Applicable shipping charges are listed next to the purchase price for each book. Mail orders for Philadelphia and/or Pennsylvania residents must include applicable state sales tax. Overseas Buyers: payment must be in US funds drawn on an American bank.

Singing To The GodsSinging to the Gods by Derek Mannering. Paperback 2015. 280 pages with photos, discography, and performance listings. An newly updated American version of the author’s latest biography on Mario Lanza. $25.00 plus S & H. (Priority $6.50; Canada $12.00 US, Europe $18.00 US).

The Films of Mario Lanza

NEW! The Films of Mario Lanza by Bill Ronayne. Soft cover. 132 pages with over 150 photos.  An informative look at the relatively short movie career of one of the greatest voices and personalities of the twentieth century. This publication provides the reader with a wealth of behind the scenes material and a glimpse of the movie making process at its best and sometimes at its worse.  The inclusion of production and casual photos, assorted ephemera as well as recording logs for all the films further enhances the reader’s enjoyment and understanding of what was going on in the often very turbulent career of a superbly gifted performer. $25 plus S & H.(Priority: $6.50, Canada: $12US, Europe $18US)

Mario Lanza An American Tragedy Great Voices 7 by Armando Cesari with a preface by Placido Domingo. Hardcover 2003. 350 pages with photos, discography, and compact disc of rare live material. The author interviewed most of Lanza’s associates and colleagues over a period of thirty years. $38.00 plus $5.50 S/H. (Outside U.S. S/H $8.00) (Temporarily out of stock)

Mario Lanza, Una Voce Un Artista by Eddy Lovaglio. In Italian . Soft cover 2002. 399 pages with photos. This first ever biography on Lanza from Italy includes an interview with Damon Lanza about his famous father and an extensive and comprehensive discography and compact disk section. $35.00 plus $6.00 S/H. (Outside U.S. S/H $8.00)

The Man Who Loved Mario Lanza by Phil Georgeff. Paperback 1997. 182 pages. This book is not a biography of Mario Lanza. It is a murder mystery set against a backdrop of Chicago thoroughbred racing, featuring a detective who is a fan of Mario Lanza. Contains references to Lanza throughout story and is dedicated to the memory of Mario Lanza. $5.00 plus $2.50 S/H (Outside U.S. $5.00 S/H).