Ferdinando Russo

Journalist, Lyricist

1866 – 1927

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Who was Ferdinando Russo?

Ferdinando Russo was a prominent Neapolitan journalist primarily remembered as a dialect poet and composer of song lyrics. He was also the author of a small volume, La Camorra, about organized crime in Naples, serialized in five installments in 1897 in Il Mattino, still the largest Neapolitan daily newspaper.

He wrote the poem "Canzone 'e Ciccio Cappuccio," immortalising the legendary Camorra chief Ciccio Cappuccio when he died in 1892.

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Born
Nov 25, 1866
Naples
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Died
Jan 30, 1927

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on July 23, 2013

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