The Festival di Sanremo is the most well respected televised Italian pop music event. 2013 sees the sixty-third edition and to mark the event Swide has decided to run through the most important songs that have participated in the festival, and made Italian music history.
Ornella Vanoni’s stage career stared as an actress, thus explaining her very thespian interpretations when singing live. Her unique voice and flame red hair make her a household name from her debut, one that is still much loved today. The unstoppable singer is still very active today, and boasts a career that spans over 50’ years. Her sing L’Eternità is one of her most loved singles, presented at the Festival in Sanremo in 1970.
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He was much more than the “Italian Dylan”: Francesco De Gregori is the author of one of the most beautiful and least stereotyped love songs ever written in Italy.
While one would not immediately assume as such, Italy and jazz have a long-lasting liaison… the Belpaese is a actually a cradle for great jazz musicians.