Biography

Claudio Baglioni (born 16 May 1951) is an Italian pop singer-songwriter and musician. He is considered one of the greatest songwriters/singers ("cantautori") in Italy and one of the greatest figures in Italian musica leggera(pop music); his success spanned through several decades. His melodic and highly dramatic love ballads, especially from the 1970s era (such as "Questo piccolo grande amore", "E tu...", "Amore bello", "Sabato pomeriggio", "E tu come stai") are part of Italy's musical and national culture. His various works include the official Anthem for the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Turin. He has also written for previous sporting events.

Biography

His musical career began in 1965 when he entered a competition for new talents in the Rome district of Centocelle. Between 1965 and 1968 he composed a musical suite to a poem by Edgar Allan Poe entitled… Read all

Claudio Baglioni