Enrico Ruggeri

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Enrico Ruggeri
Enrico Ruggeri - 2006.jpg
Enrico Ruggeri in 2006
Background information
Genres Pop, Rock, Punk rock
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, Guitar
Years active 1972 - present

Enrico Ruggeri (born June 5, 1957) is an Italian rock singer-songwriter.

Biography[edit]

A native of Milan, Ruggeri made his debut in the 1970s with the punk band Decibel.[1] In 1981 he began the career as a sole singer and established as a songwriter: his most famous success in this latter role is "Il mare d'inverno" ("The Sea in Winter"), brought to chart by Loredana Bertè.

He won the Sanremo Music Festival twice: in 1987 singing "Si può dare di più" ("You can give more") together with Gianni Morandi and Umberto Tozzi and in 1993 singing "Mistero" ("Mystery"). He represented Italy at Eurovision Song Contest 1993 with the song "Sole D'Europa" ("Sun of Europe"). He's a well-known supporter of Inter Milan.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 1977: Punk
  • 1980: Vivo da re
  • 1981: Champagne molotov
  • 1983: Polvere
  • 1984: Presente studio-live
  • 1985: Tutto scorre
  • 1986: Difesa francese
  • 1986: Enrico VIII (with Difesa francese in)
  • 1987: Vai Rrouge (live)
  • 1988: La parola ai testimoni
  • 1989: Contatti
  • 1990: Il falco e il gabbiano
  • 1991: Peter Pan
  • 1993: La giostra della memoria
  • 1994: Oggetti smarriti
  • 1996: Fango e stelle (his last LP)
  • 1997: Domani è un altro giorno
  • 1998: La gente con alma (in Spanish)
  • 1999: L' isola dei tesori
  • 2000: L' uomo che vola
  • 2001: La vie en rouge (double live)
  • 2002: La vie en rouge (re-packaging with two new songs)
  • 2003: Gli occhi del musicista
  • 2004: Punk prima di te
  • 2005: Amore e guerra
  • 2006: Cuore muscoli e cervello (three CDs)
  • 2007: Il regalo di Natale
  • 2008: Rock show
  • 2009: All in l' ultima follia di Enrico Ruggeri (three CDs)
  • 2009: Il regalo di Natale (re-packaging with three new songs)
  • 2010: La ruota

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bonacich, Drago. "Biography: Enrico Ruggeri". AMG. Retrieved 9 May 2010. 
Preceded by
Mia Martini
with Rapsodia
Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest
1993
Succeeded by
Jalisse
with Fiumi di parole