Dario Campeotto

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Dario Campeotto (born 1 February 1939[1]) is a Danish singer, actor, and entertainer. He was born in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen to Italian parents, Emma and Ernesto Campeotto.[2]

He started performing at the age of ten, but his breakthrough was a victory in the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix in 1961 with the song "Angelique", which went on to finish fifth in the Eurovision Song Contest.[3] Following Angelique, Dario Campeotto released a number of records, starred in theatrical play, operettes, revues, and movies.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Dario Campeotto has been married twice and once lived in Italy with his former wife, actress Ghita Nørby,[4] but returned to Denmark where he is currently continuing his career. He has three children.[3]

Discography[edit]

Album[edit]

Year Album Peak positions
DEN
[5]
2014 Mit skønne italien 12

Singles[edit]

Year Album Peak positions
NOR
[6]
1961 "Angelique" 9

Filmography[edit]

  • 1960: Eventyrrejsen
  • 1961: Peters Baby
  • 1962: Han, hun, Dirch og Dario
  • 1966: Flagermusen
  • 1967: Nyhavns glade gutter
  • 2001: Flyvende farmor

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dario på farten siden 1961 - Fyens Stiftstidende - Navne - Fødselsdag". Fyens.dk. Retrieved 2010-01-03. 
  2. ^ "Den danske film database". Danskefilm.dk. Retrieved 2010-01-03. 
  3. ^ a b c "Billed-Bladet - Dario Campeotto fylder 70 år". Billedbladet.dk. 2009-02-01. Retrieved 2010-01-03. 
  4. ^ Jeg har levet et hårdt liv. Portræt / interview: Dario Campeotto Ekstra Bladet | 31.01.1999 | Søndag | Side 20 |
  5. ^ "Dario Campeotto discography". danishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Dario Campeotto discography". norwegiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
Preceded by
Katy Bødtger
with "Det var en yndig tid"
Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest
1961
with "Angelique"
Succeeded by
Ellen Winther
with "Vuggevise"