Collett, Frank, piano; b. 3 May 1941. Joseph and Mary Taglieri became the proud parents of their first child, Frank. The family had a great appreciation for music, which they shared with Frank and their other two children, Johnny and Anna Marie. Frank's grandfather was an accomplished musician who worked woodwinds and performed with Arturo Toscanini. His father was an operatic tenor, who performed at the Hippodrome, Carnegie Hall and The Academy of Music. His mother was a classical pianist who performed numerous recitals and accompanied various opera singers.
During Frank's formative years, he became enchanted by the sound of music as he listened to his mother play the piano