Neil Armstrong declared her the best singer in the world and Sarah Vaughan admitted that she would like to have her voice (if ever deprived of her own, of course). Liza Minelli said that her voice is the biggest (three octaves) she ever heard, and there must be some truth in those words.
Who, then, is the corrupting Eva who supplants Dürer’s in the Prado? Mina Mazzini of course, the woman that the Vatican called “a public sinner” who retired to Lugano Region but still records to this day at the age of 81.
It is clear that in Italy there cannot be two Madonnas and Mina has preferred to leave the Italians with hers that they never tire of superstitiously invoking while she continues to do her thing so happily. Parole parole…