Gerardina Trovato

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Gerardina Trovato
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Background information
Born (1967-05-27) 27 May 1967 (age 47)
Origin Catania, Italy
Genres pop rock
Occupations Singer
Years active 1992–present

Gerardina Trovato (born 27 May 1967) is an Italian singer-songwriter.

Background[edit]

Born in Catania, Trovato started her career as backing vocalist, then, put under contract by singer-discographer Caterina Caselli, she took part at the 1993 Sanremo Music Festival with the song "Non ho più la mia città", ranking second in the newcomers section. The song achieved critical and commercial success and launched her career.[1] In the Summer she was the opening act in Zucchero Fornaciari's concerts.[1]

The following year Trovato come back to the Festival, this time in the Big Artists section, and ranked fourth with the song "Non è un film".[1] In May, se toured with the tenor-singer Andrea Bocelli; the couple also made a duet, "Vivere", written by the same Trovato and included in the Bocelli's album Romanza.

In 1996, Trovato published her third album, Ho trovato Gerardina, that led by the singles "Amori amori" and "Piccoli già grandi" obtained a good commercial success.[1] In 2000, she made her third appearance at the Sanremo Festival with the autobiographical song "Gechi e vampiri".[1] In 2005, Trovato took part at the musical reality show Music Farm from which she was eliminated in the second episode.[1] In 2012, it was announced that the real life events of the singer would be the subject of a documentary film directed by Giacomo Franciosa.[2]

Discography[edit]

Album[edit]

  • 1993 - Gerardina Trovato
  • 1994 - Non è un film
  • 1996 - Ho Trovato Gerardina
  • 1997 - Il sole dentro
  • 2000 - Gechi, vampiri e altre storie
  • 2005 - La collezione completa
  • 2008 - I sogni (EP)

Singles[edit]

  • 1993 - Lasciami libere le mani
  • 1993 - Ma non ho più la mia città
  • 1993 - Sognare, sognare/ Just dreams
  • 1994 - Angeli a metà
  • 1994 - Non è un film
  • 1994 - Vivere (with Andrea Bocelli)
  • 1996 - Piccoli già grandi
  • 1996 - Amori amori
  • 1996 - Una storia già finita
  • 1996 - E' già (with Renato Zero)
  • 1998 - Il sole dentro
  • 2000 - Gechi e vampiri
  • 2000 - Mammone
  • 2003 - M'ama, non m'ama (with VerbaVolant)
  • 2006 - Un'altra estate
  • 2008 - I sogni
  • 2011 - I Nuovi Mille (with Lucariello)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Enrico Deregibus. Dizionario completo della Canzone Italiana. Giunti Editore, 2010. pp. 446–447. ISBN 8809756258. 
  2. ^ "Gerardina Trovato: 'Racconterò la mia vita in un film'". Rockol. March 6, 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2012. 

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