Friday, March 16, 2018

Vince Capraro

Vincent Capraro

November 9, 1919
New York (East Harlem), NY

October 5, 2016
Montrose, NY

1940-41 Brooklyn Dodgers (Independent)
1940-41 CCNY (College)
1941-42 New York Jewels (ABL)

Born to Dominic and Teresa Capraro, Capraro was a star athlete at CCNY and played a little bit of professional basketball. He became a Marine and served in Europe during World War 2. After the war, he enrolled at the Hans Hoffman School of Fine Arts in Greenwich Village,  and then returned to Europe, studying art for much of the 1950's in Rome. He returned to the U.S. and was a well-known painter and sculptor around New York.

He was married to Tatiana Onus.

Obituary, Rockland Times, October 13, 2016


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