Maurizio Costanzo is considered Italy's "Mr. Media". He is an Italian television anchorman born in Rome in 1938, who started his career as a journalist, little by little gaining a certain popularity, and in the late 1970s appeared in several television shows before creating its most famous show, Maurizio Costanzo Show, currently the most important and long-lasting talk-show in Italy.
Costanzo has also written the screenplay for several films and the lyrics of an appreciated song, "Se telefonando" (brought to celebrity by Mina) with Ennio Morricone's music. Costanzo now works for the main TV channel of the current Italian premier (Canale 5), of which he is also the artistic director.
Danish Prime Minister about Andersen
According to Anders Fogh Rasmussen Hans Christian Andersen is a world legend. Watch the HCA Comment.
Three days of Andersen celebration
A gigantic TV show is to be the highlight of a three-day opening celebration of the bicentenary of the birth of the Danish storyteller and poet Hans Christian Andersen.
Symphonic Fairytales Never before have so many new works by Danish composers premiered so widely.
New Biography on Andersen
Major biography casts new light on the life and works of Hans Christian Andersen.
HCA Cinema Watch videos from our press briefings and find out more about HCA2005 in our motion picture features!
Experience personal views on Hans Christian Andersen in motion pictures.
Biography Read the story about the Hans Christian Andersen biography by Jackie Wullschlager.
Hans Christian Andersen loved having his picture taken.
Q & A Which shoe size did Hans Christian Andersen use?
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