Mary Ann Castronovo Fusco

The New York Times

Dave Biro produces “intelligent lyrics for tots” after having been stricken with encephalitis.
What do you call an entertainer who is paralyzed at 21 but goes on to dance in 40 films and to teach John Travolta, Michael Bennett, Susan Stroman, Madonna, Barbra Streisand, Elliot Gould, Liza Minnelli, Twyla Tharp, Robert Morse and countless others his unique dance style?
“Pan’ e vino, San Martino” is frequently uttered in Sicilian households before Nov. 11, when the feast of St. Martin of Tours is celebrated.