Maurizio Marchini sings from balcony to lift neighbors’ spirits during Italy’s lockdown

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Florence, Italy. Credit: Pixabay. 

It’s been eight days since 60 million people in Italy have been quarantined in their homes. The streets are largely deserted. But a few days ago, Maurizio Marchini sang on his balcony in Florence. He posted a video of it on Facebook. Millions of people worldwide have now seen the video, which was recorded by his wife Chiara Bagnoli. They both speak with us from Florence.