Label: Durium - LP.S 40.060 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Italy • Genre: Pop, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Chanson
Dori Ghezzi born 30 March is an Italian singer who was active as a recording artist between and In the s, Ghezzi worked mainly in a duo with American singer Wessand the couple represented Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest. Ghezzi was born in Lentate sul Sevesoin the province of Casatschock - Dori Ghezzi - Casatschock and Brianza. After winning Casatschock - Dori Ghezzi - Casatschock regional song festival inGhezzi was offered a recording contract with Milan -based record label Durium.
In the following years, she released several successful singles including "Vivere per vivere" and "Casatschock". Ghezzi made her first appearance in the San Remo Festival inperforming "Occhi a mandorla", a duet with Rossano, Come Back To Me (7 Im Beggin You Mix) - Janet Jackson - Come Back To Me / Alright the song failed to qualify for the final.
In the periodGhezzi mainly recorded Italian cover versions of popular French and British songs of the time. InGhezzi's fellow Durium recording artist Wess suggested that the pair team up as a duo to record "Voglio stare con te", a version of British hit " United We Stand ".
This proved a big chart success, and Durium proposed that Wess and Ghezzi become a regular recording partnership. Ghezzi had a solo album ready for release inwhich, along with a single "Adamo ed Eva", would be her last solo recording venture of the s. Thereafter, Wess and Ghezzi became a successful and prolific duo, releasing seven albums and many singles before they parted ways in They took part in San Remo twice, coming sixth in "Tu nella mia vita" and second in "Come stai, con chi sei? They went forward to the 20th Eurovisionheld on 22 March in Stockholmwhere "Era", an unusual song for Eurovision at the time, proved different enough to impress the voting juries and placed third in a field of Following the split from Wess, Ghezzi resumed her solo career in with the release of the album Mamadodoridedicated to her daughter.
Piccole donne followed in and the song "Margherita non lo sa" earned Ghezzi third place at that year's San Remo. Ghezzi retired from her singing career on medical advice inhaving developed a serious problem with her vocal cords, and has since made only infrequent and secondary contributions to recordings by other artists.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dori Ghezzi. Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest. Italic indicates when Italy participated as a host country Note: Entries scored out are when Italy did not compete.
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