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Reception sets mood for Nov. 30 concert
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
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Fortunio Bonanova was born Josep Lluis Moll on January 13, 1895. He was a Spanish baritone opera singer and a film, theater, and television actor. Bonanova also occasionally worked as a producer and director. He appeared in several popular films, including "Citizen Cane," "Double Indemnity," and "For Whom the Bell Tolls." He died on April 2, 1969.
Photograph caption dated November 15, 1957 reads "Dr. and Mrs. Alvin Sims, left, hosts, chat with director Fortunio Bonanova of San Fernando Valley Opera Association and Mrs. Bonanova during reception and musicale honoring association board. Program featured some of music to be heard at association's first concert Nov. 30 at Sequoia High School Auditorium."
1 photographic print :b&w ;14 x 16 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Bonanova, Fortunio,--1895-1969
San Fernando Valley Opera Association
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Couples--California--San Fernando Valley
Singers--United States
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Television actors and actresses--United States
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
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