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Domenico Modugno

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Domenico Modugno (9 January 1928 – 6 August 1994) was an Italian singer, songwriter, actor, guitarist, and later in life, a member of the Italian Parliament. [1]

63 relations: Agrigento, Appuntamento a Ischia, Apulia, Augusto Pinochet, Aurelio Fierro, Canzone Napoletana, Catholic Church, Chamber of Deputies (Italy), Ciccio Ingrassia, Corriere della Sera, Decca Records, Dio, come ti amo, Double act, Eduardo De Filippo, Elvis Presley, Eurovision Song Contest 1958, Eurovision Song Contest 1959, Eurovision Song Contest 1966, Festival di Napoli, Filumena Marturano, Folk music, Fonit Cetra, Franco Franchi, Franco Migliacci, Grammy Award, Hit record, Italian honorifics, Italian Parliament, Italian Socialist Party, Italy, Jack Jones (singer), Johnny Dorelli, Jubilee Records, Kingdom of Italy, La Repubblica, Lampedusa, Lazzarella, Lecce, List of signature songs, Military dictatorship of Chile (1973–90), Municipal police (Italy), Myocardial infarction, Ogg, Piange... il telefono (song), Piove (Ciao, ciao bambina), Polignano a Mare, Province of Bari, Province of Brindisi, Psychiatric hospital, Radical Party (Italy), ..., RCA Records, Rome, San Pietro Vernotico, Sanremo Music Festival, Senate of the Republic (Italy), Sergio Franchi, Sicily, Singer-songwriter, Turin, United Artists Records, Vecchio frac, Venice, Volare (song). Expand index (13 more) »


Agrigento (Sicilian: Girgenti or Giurgenti) is a city on the southern coast of Sicily, Italy and capital of the province of Agrigento.

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Appuntamento a Ischia

Appuntamento a Ischia is a 1960 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Mattoli and starring Domenico Modugno.

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Apulia (Puglia; Pùglia; Pulia; translit) is a region of Italy in Southern Italy bordering the Adriatic Sea to the east, the Ionian Sea to the southeast, and the Strait of Òtranto and Gulf of Taranto to the south.

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Augusto Pinochet

Augusto José Ramón Pinochet Ugarte (25 November 1915 – 10 December 2006) was a Chilean general, politician and the dictator of Chile between 1973 and 1990 who remained the Commander-in-Chief of the Chilean Army until 1998 and was also President of the Government Junta of Chile between 1973 and 1981.

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Aurelio Fierro

Aurelio Fierro (13 September 1923 – 11 March 2005) was a successful Italian actor and singer who specialized in songs in the Neapolitan dialect.

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Canzone Napoletana

Canzone napoletana, sometimes referred to as Neapolitan song, is a generic term for a traditional form of music sung in the Neapolitan language, ordinarily for the male voice singing solo, although well represented by female soloists as well, and expressed in familiar genres such as the lover's complaint or the serenade.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Chamber of Deputies (Italy)

The Chamber of Deputies (Camera dei deputati) is a house of the bicameral Parliament of Italy (the other being the Senate of the Republic).

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Ciccio Ingrassia

Francesco "Ciccio" Ingrassia (5 October 1922 – 28 April 2003) was an Italian actor, comedian and film director.

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Corriere della Sera

The Corriere della Sera (English: Evening Courier) is an Italian daily newspaper published in Milan with an average daily circulation of 410,242 copies in December 2015.

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Decca Records

Decca Records is a British record label established in 1929 by Edward Lewis.

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Dio, come ti amo

"Dio, come ti amo" (English translation: "God, How I Love You") was performed first time as duo by Domenico Modugno and Gigliola Cinquetti in San Remo Festival, 1966.

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Double act

A double act, also known as a comedy duo, is a comic pairing in which humor is derived from the uneven relationship between two partners, usually of the same gender, age, ethnic origin and profession but drastically different in terms of personality or behavior.

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Eduardo De Filippo

Eduardo De Filippo (24 May 1900 – 31 October 1984), also known simply as Eduardo was an Italian actor, playwright, screenwriter, author and poet, best known for his Neapolitan works Filumena Marturano and Napoli Milionaria.

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Elvis Presley

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.

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Eurovision Song Contest 1958

The Eurovision Song Contest 1958 was the third Eurovision Song Contest.

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Eurovision Song Contest 1959

The Eurovision Song Contest 1959 was the fourth edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.

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Eurovision Song Contest 1966

The Eurovision Song Contest 1966 was the 11th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.

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Festival di Napoli

The Festival della Canzone Napoletana ("Festival of Neapolitan Song"), commonly known as the Festival di Napoli, is a Neapolitan song contest.

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Filumena Marturano

Filumena Marturano is a play written in 1946 by Italian playwright and philosopher Eduardo De Filippo.

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Folk music

Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.

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Fonit Cetra

Fonit Cetra was an Italian record label, active between 1957 and 2000.

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Franco Franchi

Franco Franchi (born Francesco Benenato, 18 September 1928 – 9 December 1992) was an Italian comedian.

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Franco Migliacci

Francesco "Franco" Migliacci (born in Mantua, 1 May 1930) is a lyricist, producer, and actor.

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Grammy Award

A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.

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Hit record

A hit record is an audio recording, usually in the form of a single or album, that sells a large number of copies or otherwise becomes broadly popular or well-known, through airplay, club play, inclusion in a film or stage play soundtrack, causing it to have "hit" (appeared on) one of the popular chart listings.

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Italian honorifics

These are some of the honorifics used in Italy.

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Italian Parliament

The Italian Parliament (Parlamento Italiano) is the national parliament of the Italian Republic.

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Italian Socialist Party

The Italian Socialist Party (PSI) was a socialist and later social-democratic political party in Italy.

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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Jack Jones (singer)

John Allan Jones (born January 14, 1938) known professionally as Jack Jones, is an American actor and jazz and pop singer, popular during the 1960s.

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Johnny Dorelli

Johnny Dorelli (born 20 February 1937) is an Italian actor, singer and showman.

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Jubilee Records

Jubilee Records was an American independent record label, specializing in rhythm and blues and novelty records.

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Kingdom of Italy

The Kingdom of Italy (Regno d'Italia) was a state which existed from 1861—when King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia was proclaimed King of Italy—until 1946—when a constitutional referendum led civil discontent to abandon the monarchy and form the modern Italian Republic.

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La Repubblica

la Repubblica (the Republic) is an Italian daily general-interest newspaper.

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Lampedusa (Lampidusa; Λοπαδούσσα Lopadoussa) is the largest island of the Italian Pelagie Islands in the Mediterranean Sea.

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"Lazzarella" is a song composed by Domenico Modugno and Riccardo Pazzaglia.

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Lecce (or; Salentino: Lècce; Griko: Luppìu, Lupiae, translit) is a historic city of 95,766 inhabitants (2015) in southern Italy, the capital of the province of Lecce, the second province in the region by population, as well as one of the most important cities of Apulia.

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List of signature songs

A signature song is the one song (or, in some cases, one of a few songs) that a popular and well-established recording artist or band is most closely identified with or best known for, even if they have had success with a variety of other songs.

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Military dictatorship of Chile (1973–90)

The military dictatorship of Chile (dictadura militar de Chile) was an authoritarian military government that ruled Chile between 1973 and 1990.

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Municipal police (Italy)

The polizia municipale are the municipal police of Italy responsible to the mayors of the various municipalities of Italy.

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Myocardial infarction

Myocardial infarction (MI), commonly known as a heart attack, occurs when blood flow decreases or stops to a part of the heart, causing damage to the heart muscle.

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Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.

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Piange... il telefono (song)


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Piove (Ciao, ciao bambina)

"Piove (Ciao, ciao bambina)" (It's raining) is an Italian song written by Domenico Modugno and Eduardo Verde.

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Polignano a Mare

Polignano a Mare (Barese: Peghegnéne) is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy, located on the Adriatic Sea.

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Province of Bari

The Province of Bari (Provincia di Bari) was a province in the Apulia region of Italy.

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Province of Brindisi

The Province of Brindisi (Provincia di Brindisi) is a province in the Apulia region of Italy.

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Psychiatric hospital

Psychiatric hospitals, also known as mental hospitals, mental health units, mental asylums or simply asylums, are hospitals or wards specializing in the treatment of serious mental disorders, such as clinical depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder.

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Radical Party (Italy)

The Radical Party (Partito Radicale, PR) was a political party in Italy.

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RCA Records

RCA Records (formerly legally traded as the RCA Records Label) is an American record label owned by Sony Music, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

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Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).

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San Pietro Vernotico

San Pietro Vernotico (Brindisino: Santu Piethru) is a town and comune in the province of Brindisi and region of Apulia, on the south-east coast of Italy.

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Sanremo Music Festival

The Festival della canzone italiana di Sanremo (in English: Italian song festival of Sanremo) is the most popular Italian song contest and awards, held annually in the town of Sanremo, Liguria, and consisting of a competition amongst previously unreleased songs.

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Senate of the Republic (Italy)

The Senate of the Republic (Senato della Repubblica) or Senate (Senato) is a house of the bicameral Italian Parliament (the other being the Chamber of Deputies).

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Sergio Franchi

Sergio Franchi (April 6, 1926 – May 1, 1990), born Sergio Franci Galli, was an Italian-American tenor and actor who enjoyed success in the United States and internationally after gaining notice in Britain in the early 1960s.

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Sicily (Sicilia; Sicìlia) is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Singer-songwriters are musicians who write, compose, and perform their own musical material, including lyrics and melodies.

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Turin (Torino; Turin) is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy.

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United Artists Records

United Artists Records was a record label founded by Max E. Youngstein of United Artists in 1957 to issue movie soundtracks.

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Vecchio frac

"Vecchio frac" (literally "Old tailcoat") is a song written by Italian singer-songwriter Domenico Modugno.

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Venice (Venezia,; Venesia) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region.

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Volare (song)

"Nel blu dipinto di blu" ("In the blue painted blue"), popularly known as "Volare" (meaning "To fly"), is a song recorded by Italian singer-songwriter Domenico Modugno.

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