Sumary of It’s Never Too Late to Pick Up Your Life and Move to Italy:
- In 1978, when Holly Herrmann was 20, she flew to Bolzano, Italy, a scenic city in the foothills of the Tyrolean Alps, to compete in the Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition.
- After her piano competition, she flew to New York to do groundwork for her planned move to Manhattan as a professional pianist.
- Today, the couple live in a two-bedroom apartment that overlooks Piazza dei Signori, a charming little square in the historic center of Padua.
- I wanted our post-retirement life filled with challenges, that’s why I thrive here.