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He also played clarinet and keyboards. Dalla was born in BolognaItaly. He began to play the clarinet at an early age, in a jazz band in Bolognaand became a member of a Cara - Lucio Dalla - Dalla jazz band called Rheno Dixieland Band, together with future film director Pupi Avati. Avati said that he decided to leave the band after feeling overwhelmed by Dalla's talent. He also acknowledged that his film, Ma quando arrivano le ragazze? In the s the band participated in the first Jazz Festival at AntibesFrance.
The Rheno Dixieland Band won the first prize in the traditional jazz band category and was noticed by a Roman band called Second Roman New Orleans Jazz Band, with whom Dalla recorded his first record in and had the first contacts with RCA recordshis future music publisher.
Singer-songwriter Gino Paoli hearing Dalla's vocal qualities, suggested that he attempt a soloist career as a soul singer. However, Dalla's debut at the Cantagiro music festival in was not successful probably due to both his physical appearance as well as his music, which was considered too experimental for the time. His first single, a rendition in Italian Al Gran Guglielmo Nostro - Wiener Motettenchor, Ensemble Mvsica Antiqva Wien*, Bernhard KlebelOrl the American traditional standard Careless Love was a Cara - Lucio Dalla - Dalla , as it was his first album,that was released the following year.
His next album, Terra di Gaibola from the name of a suburb of Bolognawas released in and contained some early Dalla classics. His first hit was "4 Marzo ", which achieved some success due to the Sanremo Festival. In the s, Dalla started a collaboration with the Bolognese poet Roberto Roversi. Although these albums did not Cara - Lucio Dalla - Dalla in large numbers, they were noted by critics for the unusual mix of Roversi's lyrics with Dalla's improvisations, along with the latter's sometimes experimental twists and composition abilities.
The duo had already broken up by the time the concept album Automobili was released. Roversi, who had been against the album's release, chose the pseudonym "Norisso" when it was time to register the songs. The album, however, included one of Dalla's most popular songs, " Nuvolari ", named after the famous s Italian racer.
Affected by the end of the collaboration, Dalla decided to write the Cara - Lucio Dalla - Dalla of his next albums himself. Inhis popularity was confirmed by the success of the Banana Republic album and the first of two self-titled albums, Lucio Dallafollowed by Dalla in The song "Caruso", released inhas been covered by numerous international artists such as Luciano Pavarotti and Julio Iglesias.
The hit single "Attenti al lupo" gave Dalla wider success in Europe. He was invited to duet on Pavarotti and friendssinging his hit "Caruso" with Pavarotti. Dalla's discography includes twenty-two studio albums for the Italian market, a Q Discnine live albums, various collections and several albums for the foreign market. Here is the list of Lucio Dalla albums:. Dalla featured as an actor in seventeen films and was musical director for seventeen others.
This is a list of DVDs of music concerts. Lucio Dalla was outed as gay after his funeral at which his longterm associate and partner Marco Alemanno, with whom he had shared a house, spokealthough he had not publicly acknowledged Cara - Lucio Dalla - Dalla during his life, saying in a interview "Non mi sento omosessuale" "I do not feel gay".
This outing sparked debate about Italian society's attitudes towards homosexuality. On the morning of 1 Marchthree days before his 69th birthday, Dalla died of a heart attack, shortly after having breakfast at the Falta Tanto Amor - Enrique Iglesias - Best Of where he was staying in MontreuxSwitzerlandhaving performed in the city the night before. He was in the company of Marco Alemanno when he died.
Dalla's song " Caruso ", dedicated to Italian tenor Enrico Carusoentered the Italian Singles Chart after his creator's death, peaking at number two for two consecutive weeks. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lucio Dalla. BolognaItaly. MontreuxSwitzerland. This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
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