Tecla Scarano

Tecla Scarano
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

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 fifteeen years old, Scarano was already well known in Naples as a café-chantant singer and actress, specialized in the repertoires of Luisella Viviani and Elvira Donnarumma.[1]

Selected filmography


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