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Gino Paoli
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Gino Paoli
Background information
Birth name Gino Paoli
Born 23 September 1934(1934-09-23)
Monfalcone, Italy
Genres Pop
Thrift sangster-sangwriter, airtist
Instruments vocals
Years active 1959–present
Labels RCA Italiana, Durium (Italy), Dischi Ricordi, Fonit Cetra
Associate acts Ornella Vanoni
Wabsteid ginopaoli.it

Gino Paoli (Italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒino ˈpaoli]; born 23 September 1934 in Monfalcone) is a Italian sangster-sangwriter. He is a seminal figur who haes written a nummer o sangs widely regardit as clessics in Italian popular muisic, includin: "Il cielo in una stanza", "Che cosa c'è", "Senza fine" an "Sapore di sale".

Biografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Paoli wis born in Monfalcone, a little toun near Trieste, but muivit tae Genoa at a young age.

Efter several different jobs, he wis signed tae Ricordi wi friends an fellae muisickers Luigi Tenco an Bruno Lauzi. His first success wis the single "La Gatta", which haes been uised in Italian leid teachin clesses in American middle schuils an heich schuils.

"Il cielo in una stanza" wis componit in 1959. Accordin tae Paoli, the leerics came tae him while leein on a brothel bed. Gazin at the purple ceilin, he thocht, "Luve can grow at ony moment at ony place".[1] Mina's single release o the sang toppit the leet o annual sales in Italy[2] an reached Billboard Hot 100. Video performances o the sang wur includit in the movies "Io bacio... tu baci" an "Appuntamento a Ischia". Later it wis featured in the "Goodfellas" movie. Carla Bruni Sarkozy covered the sang (mixin French wi her native Italian) in her debut album ("Quelqu'un m'a dit").

Gino Paoli’s debut albumGino Paoli wis released in Italy on 8 October 1961 on Dischi Ricordi.[3]

"Il cielo in una stanza" success wis follaeed bi "Sapore di sale" (1963), arrangit bi Ennio Morricone an believit tae be his maist famous sang. In the same year he attemptit suicide bi shuitin hissel in the heart (the bullet is still inside his chest).

In 1974 he returned wi the LP I semafori rossi non sono Dio, follaeed bi Il mio mestiere (1977). Baith showed a mair matur inspiration than his 1960s wirks. In the 1980s Paoli producit a series o successful albums, an in 1985 he toured Italy thegither wi Ornella Vanoni.

In 1987 he wis electit tae the Italian Chamber o Deputies for the Italian Communist Pairty. He abandoned politics in 1992 tae pursue his muisic ambitions.

Autograph o Gino Paoli on the muretto o Alassio

He haed a lang relationship wi actress Stefania Sandrelli. Their dochter, Amanda Sandrelli, is a actress an aw.

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Gino Paoli (1961)
  • Le cose dell'amore (1962)
  • Basta chiudere gli occhi (1964)
  • Gino Paoli allo Studio A (1965)
  • Le canzoni per "Emmeti" (1966)
  • Gino Paoli and The Casuals (1967)
  • Le due facce dell'amore (1971)
  • Rileggendo vecchie lettere d'amore (1971)
  • Amare per vivere (1972)
  • I semafori rossi non sono Dio (1974)
  • Ciao, salutime un po' Zena (1975)
  • Le canzoni di Gino Paoli' (1976, collection)
  • Il mio mestiere (1977)
  • La ragazza senza nome (1978)
  • Il gioco della vita (1979)
  • Ha tutte le carte in regola (1980)
  • Averti addosso (1984)
  • La luna e il Sig. Hyde (1984)
  • Insieme (1985)
  • Cosa farò da grande (1986)
  • Sempre (1988)
  • L'ufficio delle cose perdute (1988)
  • Gino Paoli '89 dal vivo (1990, live)
  • Matto come un gatto (1991)
  • Senza contorno solo... per un'ora (1992)
  • King Kong (1994)
  • Amori dispari (1995)
  • Appropriazione indebita (1996)
  • Pomodori (1998)
  • Per una storia (2000)
  • Se (2002)
  • Una lunga storia (2004)
  • Ti ricordi? No non mi ricordo (2004)
  • Gino Paoli & Arsen Dedic u Lisinskom (2005)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Paolo Grugni CANZONI SEMPREVERDI. The Madrepennuta site, 2006
  2. Top Annuali Singles. hitparadeitalia site. Retrieved 27 June 2007
  3. http://discografia.dds.it/scheda_titolo.php?idt=3886. Gino Paoli’s discography. Retrieved 6 October 2009

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