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Name: Gianni Versace                                                             
Born: 2 December 1946 Reggio Calabria, Italy                                     
Died: 15 July 1997 Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.                                     
Gianni Versace (December 2, 1946 – July 15, 1997) was an Italian designer of   
both clothing and theater costumes. He was influenced by Andy Warhol,             
Ancient Roman and Greek art as well as modern abstract art; he is considered one 
of the most colorful and talented designers of the late 20th century.             
Gianni was the founder of the Italian clothier Versace. The first boutique was   
opened in Milan's Via della Spiga in 1978, and its popularity was immediate.     
Gianni Versace S.p.A. is one of the world's leading international fashion houses. 
Versace designs, markets and distributes luxury clothing, accessories,           
fragrances, makeup and home furnishings under the various brands of the Versace   
Versace was murdered in 1997.