Aleandro Baldi

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Aleandro Baldi
Born (1959-04-11) 11 April 1959 (age 55)
Greve in Chianti, Florence
Occupation singer-songwriter

Aleandro Baldi (born 11 April 1959) is an Italian singer-songwriter and composer.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Greve in Chianti, Florence as Aleandro Civai, blind, Baldi began playing the guitar as an autodidact while he was at the Reggio Emilia College for the Blind.[1][2] He debuted in 1986, entering the Sanremo Music Festival with "La nave va", a song he composed and arranged, ranking second in the "Newcomers" section.[1][3] He later won the Newcomers section of the Festival in 1992, in a duet with Francesca Alotta, with the song "Non amarmi", which later became an international hit with the title "No Me Ames".[1][2] In 1994 Baldi won again the Sanremo Festival, this time in its "Big Artists" section, with the song "Passerà";[1][3] the song was covered by the group Il Divo in their debut album.[2] In 1994, Baldi also released an autobiographical book, Il sole dentro, written in collaboration with Marcello Lazzerini.[4]

Outside of his musical career, Baldi is also a massophysiotherapist.[1][2]

Discography[edit]

Album[edit]

  • 1987 - Aleandro Baldi
  • 1989 - E sia così
  • 1992 - Il sole
  • 1994 - Ti chiedo onestà
  • 1996 - Tu sei me
  • 2002 - Il meglio e il nuovo
  • 2007 - Liberamente tratto
  • 2010 - Italian Love Songs

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Eddy Anselmi. Festival di Sanremo: almanacco illustrato della canzone italiana. Panini Comics, 2009. ISBN 8863462291. 
  2. ^ a b c d "ALEANDRO BALDI: La biografia". MTV. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Enrico Deregibus. Dizionario completo della Canzone Italiana. Giunti Editore, 2010. ISBN 8809756258. 
  4. ^ Maria Letizia Tartaglini (13 October 1994). "Lo " scrittore " Aleandro Baldi baciato dalla bella onorevole". Corriere della Sera. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 

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