Luigi’s Legacy / Special Thanks

19
March

A POEM FOR LUIGI!

Posted by Lou Del Bianco

Critically acclaimed poet Vincent Tomeo attended one of my recent performance/book signings. He was so inspired that he wrote an incredible poem about Luigi. I still haven’t found the right words to thank him. What a talent Vincent is, and with a generous spirit to boot! You can find out more about Vincent below: http://www.qchron.com/editions/queenswide/flushing-poet-to-be-honored-in-italy/article_c9cdee62-e54a-5cc8-95ac-f75e17512508.html […]

Read More
8
May

MARIO TOGLIA AND MICHAEL GENOVESE, GRAZIE MILLE!

Posted by Lou Del Bianco

Mario Tolgia and Michael Genovese are both retired educators who love bringing to light all the unsung Italians in American History. You can imagine  how they feel about Luigi Del Bianco! From the moment I met these two dedicated gentleman, I was captivated by their intellect, charm and commitment to Italian American History. Just when […]

Read More
10
October

LOU GALLO: A WARRIOR FOR LUIGI!

Posted by Lou Del Bianco

Thanks to Doug Gladstone, I have a new friend in the fight for Luigi Del Bianco. His name is Lou Gallo, and he heads the Commission for Social Justice for the Order of the Sons Of Italy for the state of New York. Recently, Recently, Long Island’s NEWSDAY did a story entitled, “Sculptor’s Fab 4 […]

Read More
Page 1 of 212
  • Latest News

    “OUT OF RUSHMORE’S SHADOW” IS NOW IN ITALIAN!

    March 5, 2019
    Thanks to a wonderful Italian organization called Keep Point, my book about my Grandpa is now in Italian. Spread the word in Italia! https://www.amazon.it/Fuori-dallombra-del-Rushmore-riscoperta/dp/8890828633/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8&fbclid=IwAR0GP17bOnQfXNlO7oEqJWTWcv_OGpz1M4Xp6sZ7qQlKBjCy6RWeDo8U8q0

    MOUNT RUSHMORE HONORS LUIGI DEL BIANCO

    October 19, 2017
    On September 16, 2017, a plaque was unveiled to honor Luigi Del Bianco, the chief carver of Mount Rushmore. After 25 years of perseverance, grandson Lou Del Bianco and his family celebrated with great joy that this day had finally arrived. Here are highlights from the ceremony, which took place at the visitor center at […]