Bruno Lauzi

Bruno Lauzi

Date de naissance 8.8.1937 à Asmara, Erythrée

Date de décès 24.10.2006 à Peschiara Borromeo, Lombardia, Italie

Links www.brunolauzi.com (Italien)

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Bruno Lauzi

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Bruno Lauzi (Italian pronunciation: [bruno lauttsi]; 8 August 1937 – 24 October 2006) was an Italian singer-songwriter, poet and writer.

Biography

Bruno Lauzi was born in Asmara, then part of the Italian Eastern Africa, to a Catholic father and a Jewish mother. He wrote songs for Mia Martini, Georges Moustaki, Ornella Vanoni and Lucio Battisti.

Bruno Lauzi was a renowned cantautore (singer-songwriter) of the so-called "Genoa School", with Gino Paoli, Luigi Tenco and Fabrizio De André.[1]

He was a singer ("Ritornerai" (1963),[2] "Amore caro amore bello" (1972),"Onda su onda" (1974), "Genova per noi" (1975))[3] and a poet-composer.[4] His better "Hits" in Italy were done for Lucio Battisti: "E penso a te" and "Amore caro, amore bello".

In the 1980s he started a politician career with the Italian Liberal Party, but without huge success.

Suffering from Parkinson disease, he died at Peschiera Borromeo from liver cancer, aged 69.

He was a football supporter of Unione Calcio Sampdoria.

Discography

Albums

  • Lauzi al cabaret (1965)
  • Ti ruberò (1965)
  • Cara (1968)
  • Bruno Lauzi (1970)
  • Amore caro amore bello (1971, double)
  • Il teatro di Bruno Lauzi (1972)
  • Simon (1973)
  • Lauzi oggi (1974)
  • L'amore sempre (1975)
  • Quella gente là (1975)
  • Genova per noi (1975)
  • Johnny Bassotto, la tartaruga... ed altre storie (1976)
  • Persone (1977)
  • Alla grande (1978)
  • Amici miei (1981, Q-disc)
  • Palla al centro (1982)
  • Piccolo grande uomo (1985)
  • Back to Jazz (1985)
  • Ora! (1987)
  • La musica del mondo (1988)
  • Inventario latino (1989)
  • Il dorso della balena (1992)
  • 10 Belle canzoni d'amore (1994, collection)
  • Una vita in musica (1995, collection)
  • Johnny Bassotto e i suoi amici (1996)
  • Omaggio alla città di Genova (2001)
  • Il manuale del piccolo esploratore (2003)
  • Nostaljazz (2003)
  • Ciocco Latino (2006)

Selected singles

  • "Ritornerai" (1963)
  • "Amore caro amore bello" (1972)
  • "Onda su onda" (1974, writing by Paolo Conte)
  • "Genova per noi" (1975)
  • "La Tartaruga" (1976)
  • "La buona volontà" (1977)
  • "La gallina brasiliana" (2002)

Literary works

Poems

  • I mari interni ("Internal Seas", 1994)
  • Riapprodi ("Re-Docks", 1994)
  • Versi facili ("Easy Verses", 1999)
  • Esercizi di sguardo ("Exercises of Glance", 2002)
  • Agli immobili cieli ("To the Still Skies", 2010)

Prose work

  • Della quieta follia dei piemontesi ("On the Quiet Foolery of the Piedmonteses", 1997)
  • Il caso del pompelmo levigato ("The Case of Polished Grapefruit", 2005)
  • Tanto domani mi sveglio. Autobiografia in controcanto ("So Tomorrow I Wake Up. Autobiography in Counterpoint", 2006)

Notes

  1. Official site
  2. Ritornerai-Bruno Lauzi
  3. YouTube.com Vídeo of Bruno Lauzi singing in the 1960s
  4. YouTube.com Video of Bruno Lauzi's "recital"

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