Enrico Gentile

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Enrico Gentile was an Italian singer of the 1940s.

In 1940 he founded a vocal quartet named Quartetto Egie together with Tata Giacobetti, Iacopo Jacomelli, and Enrico De Angelis. They made their debut on 27 May 1940 at the Valle Theatre in Rome. They performed the song Bambina dall'abito blu ("little girl in a blue dress"). After a few months one of the singers left the group, which replaced him and changed name to Quartetto Cetra.

In 1941 Enrico Gentile left the quartet. He was replaced by Felice Chiusano and the quartet renamed Quartetto Cetra.

After Second World War he ventured on a solo career. Between 1946 and 1950 he had twelve songs in the Italian best-selling lists, including Eulalia Torricelli, Che musetto, I pompieri di Viggiù.