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The Diva & the Rancher: The Story of Norma Piper and George Pocaterra

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The Diva & the Rancher: The Story of Norma Piper and George Pocaterra - Hamblin, Jennifer, and Finch, David
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The story begins in 1903, when George left Italy and came to the Canadian Rockies with hopes of striking it rich. While establishing the Buffalo Head Ranch in the Alberta foothills, he became friendly with the neighbouring Stoney, with whom he explored much of what is now Kananaskis Country. In 1933 he returned to Italy, where he met and fell in love with Norma Piper, a young Calgary singer who had moved to Italy to study opera. They eventually married, and George took over the management of Norma's rising operatic career ...

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The Diva & the Rancher: The Story of Norma Piper and George Pocaterra 2007, Rmb - Rocky Mountain Books, Surrey, BC

ISBN-13: 9781894765701

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