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Zucchero
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Zucchero live at Skanderborg Festival, Denmark, in August 2007.
Background information
Birth name Adelmo Fornaciari
Born 25 September 1955 (1955-09-25) (age 59)
Origin Reggio Emilia, Italy
Genres Rock, blues rock, pop rock
Years active 1980–present
Labels Polydor, Universal Music Group
Wabsteid www.zucchero.it

Adelmo Fornaciari (Italian pronunciation: [aˈdɛlmo fornaˈtʃari]; born 25 September 1955), mair commonly kent bi his stage names Zucchero Fornaciari an Zucchero /ˈtsukkero/, is an Italian rock sangster an OMRI. His muisic is lairgely inspired bi gospel, blues an rock muisic, an alternates atween ballads an mair rhythmic boogie-like pieces.

Zucchero is the Italian wird for succar. In his career, spannin fower decades, Fornaciari haes sauld ower 50 million records aroond the warld[1] an haes achievit numerous awairds, includin twa World Music Awards, sax IFPI Europe Platinum Awards[2] an a Grammy Award nomination.[3]

Personal life[eedit | eedit soorce]

Adelmo Fornaciari wis born in Reggio Emilia, Italy (in the frazione o Roncocesi) awtho he spent maist o his bairnheid in the seaside toun o Forte dei Marmi (Province o Lucca, Tuscany). Fornaciari currently lives in Pontremoli. He is the faither o Irene Fornaciari.

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main article: Zucchero discografie

Selected discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Un po' di Zucchero (1983)
  • Zucchero and the Randy Jackson Band (1984)
  • Rispetto (1986)
  • Blue's (1987)
  • Snack Bar Budapest (1988, movie soundtrack)
  • Oro incenso e birra (1989)
  • Zucchero sings his hits in English (1990)
  • Zucchero (1991)
  • Zucchero Live at the Kremlin (1991)
  • Miserere (1992)
  • Diamante (1994)
  • Spirito DiVino (1995)
  • The Best of Zucchero Sugar Fornaciari's greatest hits (1997)
  • Bluesugar (1998)
  • Overdose d'amore the ballads (1999)
  • Bluesugar & Whitechristmas (1999)
  • Shake (2001)
  • Zu & Co. (2004)
  • Zu & Co live at the Royal Albert Hall- 6 May 2004 (2004)
  • Zucchero & Co - American edition (2005) #84 US
  • Zu & Co ultimate duets collection (2 CDs + DVD, 2005)
  • Fly (2006)
  • All the Best (2007)
  • Live in Italy (2 CDs + 2 DVDs, 2008)
  • Live in Italy (1 CD + 1 DVD, US edition 2009)
  • Chocabeck (2010)
  • La Sesión Cubana (2012)

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "slideshow". Vogue.it. Retrieved 2011-08-14. 
  2. "IFPI". IFPI. 2005-09-01. Retrieved 2011-08-14. 
  3. TC&C. "Zucchero e’ stato nominato ai Grammy Awards 2007". Musicalnews.com. Retrieved 2011-08-14. 

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