In recent months, I have been very busy
juggling the demands of my new contract at the BBC in
I continue to be greatly encouraged by the tremendous support that I have received from interested parties. I have heard from people who are closely, distantly or not even related. Whether your contribution is information, photographs, certificates, financial, constructive criticism or just a pat on the back, I really do appreciate hearing from you.
The Newsletter website, which I set up in July, has received over 250 'hits' and several visitors have signed the guest book.
In this issue, I highlight that the Italian
based Friggeri family has a French Connection
by way of
I intend to devote the next issue to the Australian branches of the family. So, if you have any information, please send it to me for inclusion.
Happy Birthday Mum !
My mother Catherine (nee Smith) will be 62
on September 21. She was born in
Register of One-Name Studies
In the last issue, I reported that I had joined the Guild of One-Name Studies. In July, the Guild Register was updated to show that I am researching the following linked surnames:
Frigeri - Frigerio - Friggeri - Friggieri - Frigieri
FRIGERIO - Family Name History
ã The Historical Research Center, Inc
It is indeed not surprising that one of the
first Western European countries, after the fall of the
Any Old Stelmarians ?
I was educated at
Memor et Fidelis
From my photo album……………….
In November 1954, at the tender age of 18, my father
He is pictured here, on the day he left home,
with my grandparents,
Dad was the third of seven children.
My uncles and aunts are:
Sylvia (b. 1952 d. 1959)
On the Ball
Photo courtesy of Antoine Busuttil who maintains the following Maltese Soccer Web Sites:
Alfred was the third child (of fourteen)
of Vincenzo Friggieri (b.
The earliest records dating back to 1904, show that 'Fredu' started
his career playing as a right back for one of the early
I would really like to hear from any of his descendants.
Descendants of Antonio Friggeri
Generation No. 1
ANTONIO FRIGGERI was born in Reggio Emilia,
They emigrated to
Children of ANTONIO FRIGGERI and MARIA-THERESA FIORINI are:
LODOVIC FRIGGERI, b. 1904,
Generation No. 2
LODOVIC FRIGGERI was born 1904 in
Child of LODOVIC FRIGGERI & LUCIENNE BLEDON is:
BERNARD3 FRIGGERI, b.
BERNARD FRIGGERI (of ANTONIO). He married HERMINE.
Child of BERNARD FRIGGERI and HERMINE is:
JEAN-LOUIS3 FRIGGERI, b. Abt. 1948.
Generation No. 3
BERNARD3 FRIGGERI (of LODOVIC of ANTONIO)
His first wife was MICHELE HAVY.
His second wife was LUCIENNE AUBOURG.
Children of BERNARD FRIGGERI & MICHELE HAVY are:
STEPHANE FRIGGERI, b.
JEAN-NOEL FRIGGERI, b.
Children of BERNARD FRIGGERI & LUCIENNE AUBOURG are:
CATHERINE FRIGGERI, b. 1962.
ISABELLE FRIGGERI, b. 1965.
Generation No. 4
STEPHANE FRIGGERI (of BERNARD of LODOVIC of ANTONIO) was born
Children of STEPHANE FRIGGERI & SAMIRA HUSAIN are:
CLARA FRIGGERI, b.
JADE FRIGGERI, b.
ADRIEN FRIGGERI, b.
JEAN-NOEL FRIGGERI (of BERNARD of LODOVIC of
ANTONIO) was born
He married ELIANE CERATO.
Children of JEAN-NOEL FRIGGERI & ELIANE CERATO are:
JULIEN FRIGGERI, b.
Information supplied by Stephane Friggeri from France
Oliver Friggieri (b.
Author, Critic & Translator
was born in Floriana and educated at the Archbishop's
Seminary, the Royal University of Malta and the Catholic University of Milan.
He obtained a BA in Maltese, Italian and Philosophy in 1968, followed by a Masters
degree in 1975 and a Ph. D in 1978. Oliver was the Secretary of the Moviment Qawmien
Letterarju (1970-71) and he served on the
editorial board (1969-73) and was editor (1974-75) of Il-Polz. He was also the co-founder of Sag[tar. In 1971, he collaborated
with Paul Mizzi to establish Klabb
Kotba Maltin and in
1980 became the editor of the Journal of Maltese Studies. He is a
member of the Association Internationale des
Critiques Litteraires of Paris and The
International Poetry Society. Oliver's teaching career started in 1968, when he
taught Maltese and Philosophy at State Secondary Schools in
Oliver is the author of numerous books of
poetry, literary criticism, two novels, many short stories, biographies, as
well as translations (from Latin, Italian and English into Maltese), and The
History of Maltese Literature. Among his works of literary criticism are
several books on the Italian influence in Maltese literature, especially on Dun
Herbert is Oliver's brother.
Oliver is my second cousin, once removed.
His grandfather Publio (b.
An interesting fact is that Giuseppe married Maria Spiteri (b.
This photograph was taken by my brother-in-law Joe
The 1997 edition of the Sao Paulo telephone directory lists six people with the surname Frigieri.
There are records of three waves of Maltese emigration to Brazil in 1912, the late 1920s and the 1950s.
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