Oldest person in Europe celebrates 116th birthday

Oldest person in Europe celebrates 116th birthday

Emma Morano, Europe’s oldest person and the second-oldest in the world, marked her 116th birthday by offering to sing her favourite song for visiting well-wishers, Italian media reported.

Morano, one of only two women alive certified to have been born in the 19th century, reached the milestone on Sunday in her one-bedroom flat in Verbania, a small town in the Piedmont region of north-west Italy.

“I’m fine, I’m fine and as long as it stays like that I will remain with you,” she was quoted as saying. “You know I have a beautiful voice, if you like I can sing Parlami d’amore Mariù [Talk to me about love, Mariu].” Read more

 

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