From the interview with Romano Beltrami

Sassuolo, Monday 16/12/2002, 12,00

[...] what I want to remember today as I did before is what the mountain folk and the kind Tuscans were like where we were based. They took us in as guests, and they helped us both with provisions and also with finding places to sleep and so on. They also showed us where the best paths were to run away from the Germans when they came past. That’s what has always stuck in my mind and it will stay with me forever: the people who did everything they could to help us. […]