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Adelina "Della Koenig" Naccarelli De Koenig
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Birth: Jan. 30, 1921, Italy
Death: Nov. 2, 2006
Beverly Hills
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Born January 30th 1928 in Cassale Bordino, Quietti Province South of Rome, Italy.
Moved to Philadelphia as a small child, where she lived the majority of her childhood. She learned to play piano and sing.
She was the eldest of three children, she had two younger brothers Alberto and Arthur Naccarelli.

In 1954 Della along with Connie Haines, Jane Russel and Beryl Davis formed The Hollywood Christian Group after meeting at a church.The quartet was signed to Coral Records and released a single, which was followed by an LP named 'Make Joyful Noise Unto the Lord.' The album included orchestral arrangements by Van Alexandra and Lyn Murray. In May 1954, their single 'Do Lord' made its way to number 27 on the Billboard singles chart, selling a total of two million copies.

Adelina stage name became Della Russell after marrying Andy Russell an American vocalist and singer. Della became a famous actress and singer in the fifties, she appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show".

Della filed for divorce from Andy Russell. Later she met Erich Koenig a mexican buissnes man who she later married and devoted her life to her family.

Della devoted her life to charities and family.

In 1986 she produced the movie "Extremities" stating Farrah Fawcett.
Erich and Della Koenig created a foundation "The Erich & Della Koenig foundation" a charitable organization which contributes to diverse causes now a day.


 
 
Burial:
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Mausoleum
 
Maintained by: S.Koenig
Originally Created by: James Seidelman
Record added: Jul 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40040812
Adelina Della Koenig <i>Naccarelli</i> De Koenig
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Adelina Della Koenig <i>Naccarelli</i> De Koenig
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Adelina Della Koenig <i>Naccarelli</i> De Koenig
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- Anonymous
 Added: May. 9, 2013
Happy Birthday Aunt Della. I love you and miss u. Love your niece Miki
- Miki
 Added: Jan. 17, 2013

- S.Koenig
 Added: Dec. 3, 2012
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