The disappearance of Maurizio Costanzo it shocked the whole of Italy. Alone 84 years, TV host, film producer and newspaper editor has drawn a great line in the Italian entertainment industry. The causes have not been officially disclosed, but for about a week it was hospitalized in a Rome clinic.
His were known heart problems and had faced multiple hospitalizations e an open heart operation.
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The Maurizio Costanzo Show
Costanzo achieved fame as conductor of the program of interviews "Maurizio Costanzo Show", aired on Channel 5 per 33 years.
Constantius was known for his direct ways and his firm tone, which allowed him to conduct interviews with a great deal of respect and professionalism. His broadcast was the first to deal with controversial topics and to host personalities from the Italian cultural and political scene.
In addition to his television activity, Costanzo was also a film producer of success, bringing success to many of the major Italian films of the last few decades. He has also directed several newspapers and magazines, such as the weekly "Sette".
His passing has caused great sadness throughout the country. Many personalities from TV, Italian culture and politics wanted to pay tribute to Costanzo with moving words.
Maurizio Costanzo was one important figure in the Italian entertainment industry. His presence will always be remembered. His death represented a great loss for the world of Italian TV, culture and politics
A love long 28 years with Mary of Philippi
Maurizio Costanzo was married since 1995 with Mary of Philippi, very popular TV presenter and producer. The two had met in 1990 when she was a young author of the Maurizio Costanzo Show.
Since then they have never left each other and have formed one of the most loved and solid couples in the Italian show business. They adopted two children: Gabriele in 2004 and Giovanni in 2008.
The reactions of famous people
It's a big pain.— Gianni Morandi (@morandi_g) -
We've known each other forever,
I loved him.
Hello, Maurice#mauriziocostanzo #rip pic.twitter.com/iM9ksf2FxU
I always thought this day would never come. For the person you are, the culture you've always bestowed and your sagacious irony, this country loses A LOT 💔. I infinitely embrace Maria, Gabriele, Camilla and Saverio. You were Life 🌹 safe travels #MaurizioCostanzo pic.twitter.com/CN6RU1OcTz— Simona Ventura (@Simo_Ventura) -
The whole Strip gathers around Mary of Philippi and to his family in remembering Maurizio Costanzo. #newsstripe #MaurizioCostanzo #Costanzo pic.twitter.com/YEmqwp3nCf— Strip the news (@Strip) -
I will always remember what you did for me.— Gigi D'Alessio (@_Gigi D'Alessio_) -
Hi Maurizio, I will miss you.
A Journalist, a Man, a Social Revolutionary but above all a great Dreamer!— Gianluca Grignani (@grignanipage) -
This is how I want to remind you, dear Maurizio
Now my thoughts go to Maria and your children, I hold you in a hug
Have a good trip, Jan#ciaomaurizio #mauriziocostanzo #mariadefilippi pic.twitter.com/f3NxUfkCGl