Lucio Dalla now resting in the family grave at Certosa, Bologna monumental Cemetery

Lucio Dalla - well-known Italian singer and songwriter suddenly passed away on March, 1st 2012 - is now resting in the family grave at Certosa, Bologna monumental cemetery (Italy).

The grave, realised by the sculptor Antonello Paladino after the designs of Stefano Cantaroni, a friend of the artist, portrays a bronze silhouette of the songwriter with a hat, a walking stick and a clarinet, his distinguishing features.

The grave is situated next to the ones of other great Bolognese figures of the 20th century, such as the poet Giosue Carducci and the composer Ottorino Respighi.

Cemetery of Arenys de Mar (Arenys de Mar, Spain)

The Cemetery of Arenys de Mar is located on the coastal side of Turó de la Pietat (Mount Mercy), measuring fifty meters in height and one kilometre in length, and acting as buttress of the city to the west.

Cemetery of San Froilán (Lugo, Spain)

San Froilán’s a local cemetery in Lugo. It is relatively modern (from 1948), although retains from construction of the previous local cemetery, after its closure, was transferred to this.

AGM 2013 report

Steering Committee meeting on September 18th
On September 19th, the Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place. This time in Amsterdam, Holland.

Video and photo album of AGM 2013


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Il Museo Diffuso. Genova, di marmo e ardesia



Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno - Genoa
Lectures and events in October and November 2013.

Colbran - Rossini Tomb

© photo Luigi Verdi
Giuseppe Rossini, Anna Guidarini (Gioacchino Rossini's parents)
Isabella Colbran, singer
(Gioacchino Rossini's first wife)
Giovanni Colbran
, violinist (Isabella Colbran's father)

Giosue Carducci (1835-1907)

In 1879 the future winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature composed the ode 'Fuori alla Certosa di Bologna', in which he retraces the age-old history of the place.

Photo Competition | Viennese Cemeterys

1 year. 4 seasons. 46 cemeteries.