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Italian iconic TV broadcaster Nicoletta Orsomando dies at 92

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The historic Italy’s State broadcaster, Rai announcer Nicoletta Orsomando, the most famous of the “buona sera signorine”, died at the age of 92, in a hospital in Rome after a short illness.

The news was confirmed by her family.

Orsomando appeared for the first time on 22 October 1953 on Italian television at a time when television in Italy was still experimental and was the first announcer. She presented a program for children,

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