Tecla Scarano

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Tecla Scarano
Tecla Scarano.jpg
Born (1894-08-20)20 August 1894
Naples, Italy
Died 22 December 1978(1978-12-22) (aged 84)
Naples, Italy
Occupation Actress
Years active 1937-1966 (films)

Tecla Scarano (20 August 1894 – 22 December 1978) was an Italian actress and singer. She appeared in 34 films between 1937 and 1966.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Naples, the daughter of tenor Giovanni Moretti and operetta singer Anna Scarano, she started performing as a child actress at 9 years old and as a singer aged 10 years old. At fifteen years old, Scarano was already well known in Naples as a café-chantant singer and actress, specialized in the repertoires of Luisella Viviani (it) and Elvira Donnarumma (it).[1]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ Gianfranco Baldazzi. "Scarano, Tecla". Gino Castaldo (ed.). Dizionario della canzone italiana. Curcio Editore, 1990.

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