Janice Licalsi Gennaro is a fictional character portrayed by Amy Brenneman on the television series NYPD Blue. She appeared in 18 episodes during the first two seasons of the show; the character was written out after technical advisor and producer Bill Clark became uneasy with the thought of having a murderous police officer as a main character. A uniformed police officer, Licalsi was assigned to the fictional 15th precinct, she took her mother's maiden name when she joined the force. Her father Dominic Gennaro a police officer, was on the payroll of mob boss Angelo Marino, who subsequently used this information to blackmail her into working for him. Marino orders Licalsi to kill Detective John Kelly. In order to accomplish this, she entered into a relationship with Kelly, but ended up falling in love with him. Licalsi was unable to kill Kelly and instead killed both Marino and his driver; some time after Marino's death, Licalsi was contacted by mob boss Tommy Linardi, who has proof that she was working for Marino.
She informs OCCB Inspector Lastarza, who unofficially assigns her to work undercover as an informant, a situation which strains her relationship with Kelly. After Linardi and his associates are murdered, a notebook belonging to Marino is entered into evidence; the notebook contains Licalsi's name, Kelly gives Licalsi the opportunity to destroy the pages incriminating her. At the end of the first season, Licalsi is promoted to detective on the recommendation of Inspector Lastarza, she is temporarily assigned to the 15th squad pending a transfer to the intelligence division. She feels guilty over her actions involving the mob and, on Kelly's recommendation, speaks to a priest. Following this conversation, she surrenders herself to Lt. Arthur Fancy and confesses to murder. Upon her arrest, Kelly contracts for her a high-priced lawyer and pays her bail. Kelly testifies at Licalsi's trial on her behalf, instigating an internal affairs investigation; the two resume their relationship during the course of the trial.
Licalsi is convicted of manslaughter, sentenced to two years in prison, though her lawyer says that she'll get work release after six months, Kelly says he'll be visiting her upstate. This is the last time the character appears or is mentioned on NYPD Blue, there is no way of knowing whether she and Kelly reunited after her release, but they were a couple when last seen
Richard John Dufallo was an American clarinetist and conductor with a broad repertory. He is most known for his interpretations of contemporary music. During the 1970s, he directed contemporary music series at both Juilliard and the Aspen Music Festival, where he succeeded Darius Milhaud as artistic director of the Conference on Contemporary Music, he was influential at getting American works accepted in Europe, gave the first European performances of works by Charles Ives, Carl Ruggles, Jacob Druckman, Elliott Carter as well as younger composers like Robert Beaser. Dufallo, as conductor premiered numerous works by European composers, including Karlheinz Stockhausen, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Krzystof Penderecki, he was a former assistant conductor of the New York Philharmonic, worked with Leonard Bernstein from 1965 to 1975. He served as associate conductor of the Buffalo Philharmonic. From 1950 to 1953, Dufallo studied clarinet at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago, he studied with the composer and conductor Lukas Foss at the University of California, Los Angeles where he earned his bachelor's and master's degrees.
Foss became an important mentor and invited Dufallo to become the clarinetist in his Improvisation Chamber Ensemble. Dufallo was an associate conductor at the Buffalo Philharmonic in the mid-1960s during Mr. Foss's tenure as music director there. Dufallo married Zaidee Parkinson on October 15, 1966 and they divorced in 1985, they had two children and Cornelius. He married Pamela Mia Paul on June 19, 1988. Paul is an American concert pianist, a Steinway Artist, a Regents Professor at the University of North Texas College of Music. Dufallo had a daughter, Rene Kirby of Los Angeles, a sister, Kathryn Traczyk, who lives in Indiana. Dufallo papers Richard Dufallo Collection at the University of North Texas Music LibraryThe collection includes audio tapes of interviews that Dufallo held with various twentieth-century composersThe University of North Texas College of Music annually awards a memorial scholarship to a composition student in honor of Dufallo. General references Biography Index. Schirmer Books, 1984 Baker's Dictionary of Opera, edited by Laura Kuhn, New York: Schirmer Books, 2000 Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians.
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