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Harrison, George (1943-2001) Angleterre
George Harrison, le plus jeune et le plus discret des Beatles a vécu une partie de sa vie, jusqu'à sa mort, en Suisse dans les environs Bellinzone. N
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Guareschi, Giovanni (1908-1968) Italy
Creator of the DON CAMILLO character, Guareschi chose the excellent lifestyle of the Tessin region, where he could speak his native Italian and still
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Hesse, Hermann (1877-1962) Germany
The writer and 1946 litterature Nobel prize was so fond of the Italian-speaking region where he lived that he used it several times as the setting for
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Palmer, Robert (1949-) UK
The English singer has lived in Switzerland since 1987. Born Alan Palmer in 1949 in Batley, Yorkshire, he spent the majority of his youth on the i
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Pavone, Rita (1945-) Italy
This singer and television presenter lives in the Swiss canton of Ticino with its Mediterranean climate. Rita Pavone was born in Turin in 1945
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Highsmith, Patricia (1921-1995) USA
The American queen of the murder mystery lived in Locarno in the canton of Ticino. Born Mary Patricia Plangman in 1921, in Fort Worth, Texas, she was
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Muti, Ornella (1939-) Italie
Née le 1 février 1939 à Ismailia en Egypte, d'un père napolitain et d'une mère estonienne, Francesca Romana Rivelli a vécu en Suisse durant plusieurs
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Thyssen-Bornemisza, BaronGermany
Heir to the great Thyssen steel fortune, Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza used a splendid villa on the shores of lake Lugano to display some paintings from hi
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Patricia Highsmith
(1921 - 1995) USA
The American queen of the murder mystery lived in Locarno in the canton of Ticino. Born Mary Patricia Plangman in 1921, in Fort Worth, Texas, she was taken in by her grandmother after her parents' separation. During her teens, she demonstrated a talent for painting and sculpture, and this was when she began writing short stories. She went to Julia Richmond Highschool in New York and went on to receive a degree in Latin, English and Greek in 1942. She wrote her first novel in 1950, Strangers on >>>
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