Romeo and Juliet director Franco Zeffirelli dead at 96
Saturday, 15 June 2019 Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and often extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic Romeo and Juliet, has died in Rome at age 96.
Acclaimed Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli died in Rome on Saturday. He was 96. The 'Romeo and Juliet' director also directed the world’s greatest opera singers and brought Shakespeare to the cinema-going masses. Zeffirelli’s opera productions included singers such as Maria Callas, Placido...
According to Reuters, hundreds of people gathered in Florence for the funeral of film and opera director Franco Zeffirelli, who died on Saturday, June 15 at the age of 96. Zeffirelli directed more than..