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Giovanni Antonio Paolo Turicchia (1886 - 1978)

Giovanni Antonio Paolo Turicchia
Born in Italymap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died at age 92 in Stockholm, Swedenmap
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Giovanni Turicchia has Italian Roots.


The newspaper article below mentions that he was from Ravenna and that he was going to teach the violin at the new music school, Malmö musikkonservatorium, Sweden in the autumn of 1907.

"Malmö musikkonservatorium startas till hösten af musikdirektör Giovanni Tronchi och Johannes Elmblad, som nu bor i Leipzig men ska flytta till Malmö. E. ska undervisa i sång och som undervisare i violinspel har hr T. erhållit en ung landsman till sig, signor Giovanni Turoccio från Ravenna." [Source: Svensk-Amerikanska Western 1907-MAY-02]

25 July 1913, when Giovanni Antonio Paolo Turicchia married Gunni Henrika Carola Bergman, resident in Malmö, he was already resident in Stockholm as concert master of Hovkapellet.[1]

At the time of the census 1940 Giovanni Antonio Paolo Turicchia was concert master at the Opera in Stockholm.[2]

Widower August 26, 1972. Died in 1978.[Source: Sveriges Dödbok 1947-2006 (CD)]


  1. Malmö Sankt Petri (M) EI:10 (1913-1918) Bild 140 / Sida 10
    Arkiv Digital page info v104088.b140.s10 | To page (paywall) | Riksarkivet
  2. Statistiska Centralbyrån (SCB) - 1940 års folkräkning H1AA:60 (1940) Bild 5170 / Sida 3516
    Arkiv Digital page info v884618.b5170.s3516 | To page (paywall) | Riksarkivet

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Turoccio-1 and Turicchia-1 appear to represent the same person because: This is the same person. Not so strange that the name of an Italian was spelled incorrectly in a Swedish-American newspaper. The correct name was Turicchia.
posted by Eva Ekeblad

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