The Malta Independent 15 November 2018, Thursday

Italian presenter Fabrizio Frizzi dies, aged 60

Monday, 26 March 2018, 07:57 Last update: about 9 months ago

Italian presenter Fabrizio Frizzi, popular for his shows on Rai Uno, died last night, Italian media report.

Frizzi was presenting Rai Uno’s L’Eredita until last Saturday. His family said that he died of a brain haemorrhage.

Last October he had collapsed during one of the editions and spent a few weeks in hospital. He returned to the programme in December.

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Frizzi started his career presenting a show for young people called Tandem, and later moved on to present programmes such as Scommettiamo Che, I fatti vostri, Luna Park, Europa Europa, Domenica In and 15 editions of Miss Italia.

Frizzi was previously married to fellow television presenter Rita Dalla Chiesa. He later married his second wife, the nearly 25 years younger TV presenter Carlotta Mantovan, whom he had known during the 2001 selections of Miss Italia. They had a daughter, Stella, aged 4.

He turned 60 on 5 February.

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