born on 16/4/1919 in Sant'Agata Bolognese, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
died on 12/3/2011 in Milano, Lombardia, Italy
Links www.nillapizzi.it (Italian)
Nilla Pizzi (16 April 1919 12 March 2011) was an Italian singer.
Born as Adionilla Negrini Pizzi in Sant'Agata Bolognese, she was particularly famous in Italy during the 1950s and 1960s. She won the first edition of the San Remo Festival in 1951, singing "Grazie dei fiori", and she won also the second edition (1952), singing "Vola colomba".
- Nilla Pizzi website (Italian)