Canzone per te

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This article is about the 1991 Eurovision entrant. For the 1968 Sanremo Festival entrant, see Canzone per te (1968).


Switzerland "Canzone per te"
Eurovision Song Contest 1991 entry
Country Switzerland
Artist(s) Sandra Studer
As Sandra Simó
Language Italian
Composer(s) Renato Mascetti
Lyricist(s) Renato Mascetti
Conductor Flaviano Cuffari
Finals performance
Final result 5th
Final points 118
Appearance chronology
◄ "Musik klingt in die Welt hinaus" (1990)   
"Mister Music Man" (1992) ►

"Canzone per te" ("A song for you") was the Swiss entrant to the Eurovision Song Contest 1991, sung in Italian by Sandra Studer (who performed with the stage name Sandra Simó). The song was composed by Renato Mascetti.

On the night of the contest, held in Rome, Italy, the song was performed 5th of 22 entries, following Greece's Sophia Vossou with "I Anixi" and preceding Austria's Thomas Forstner with "Venedig im Regen". At the close of the voting it had received 118 points, placing 5th.

The song was succeeded as Swiss representative at the 1992 contest by Daisy Auvray with "Mister Music Man".

There is a previous song also called Canzone per te, written by Italian composer Sergio Endrigo and sung by Brazilian singer Roberto Carlos, which won the 1968 edition of the Festival della canzone italiana di Sanremo (in English: Italian song festival in San Remo).