Milly (Carla Emilia Mignone)

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Alessandria, Piedmont, Italy
Born in 1905, Carla Mignone, better known as Milly, was one of Italy's greatest singers. As a child, she already performed in a trio formed by her brother Toto, her sister Mity and herself. Later on, she became a soubrette for the company Za Bum, whose manager was Mario Mattoli. She sang to the very end, generations of fans following her despite her refusal to take refuge behind comfortable clichés. Read more...