- His former students include internationally known mandolinists Avi Avital and Carlo Aonzo.
- In 1919 Aonzo left the navy and became the captain of various merchant ship.
- Brent attended the Berklee College of Music, and studied the mandolin under Carlo Aonzo in Savona, Italy.
- For this action Aonzo received the Gold Medal of Military Valor and promotion to " Sottotenente di Vascello"
- Today representatives of Italian classical music and Italian classical-contemporary music include Ugo Orlandi, Carlo Aonzo, Dorina Frati, Mauro Squillante and Duilio Galfetti.
- Gambetta recorded the album " Traversata : Italian Music in America " ( Acoustic Disc, 2001 ) with guitarist David Grisman and mandolinist Carlo Aonzo.
- Luigi Rizzo's MAS fired a torpedo that hit and sunk, Aonzo fired his torpedoes against that was hit but the torpedoes didn't explode.
- More contemporary composers for the mandolin include Giuseppe Anedda ( a virtuoso performer and teacher of the first chair of the Conservatory of Italian mandolin ), Carlo Aonzo and Dorina Frati.
- ""'Traversata " "'is a collaborative album by American mandolinist David Grisman, Italian mandolinist Carlo Aonzo, and Italian guitarist Beppe Gambetta, playing guitar, mandolin, and the 14-string harp guitar.