Alfred Agostinelli
Alfred Agostinelli
from Marcel Proust

"Aviator Drowned"
Knoxville Journal and Tribune,
Knoxville, Tennessee: May 31, 1914,
Transcribed by Bob Davis - 3-2-07
"Antibes, France, May 30. - Alfred Agostinelli, a student aviator, fell from his machine into the Mediterranean sea near here today and was drowned."

     If you search for "Alfred Agostinelli", using the Google search engine,
(3-9-07), you will find about 1330 links.
Alfred Agostinelli
     If you read Italian, you can click on the title above and enjoy this revue of his life and career in the original language. In addition to a nice portrait at the top of the page, you will find two other pictures at the bottom of the article. If you need a machine-translated version into English, as I do, click on:
English Version
Marcel Proust
     This article refers primarily to the life and career of Proust, but Agostinelli played a very important role in his life and is mentioned several times. You can access the website by clicking on the title above.

Alfred Agostinelli died on May 30, 1914

Editor's Note:
If you have any more information on this pioneer aviator,
please contact me.
E-mail to Ralph Cooper

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