Ivano Fossati

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Ivano Fossati
Ivano Fossati in Milan.jpg
Fossati during a live performance in 2012, at the Teatro degli Arcimboldi in Milan.
Background information
Born (1951-09-21)21 September 1951
Origin Genoa, Italy
Genres Italian progressive rock, rock, pop
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Years active 1971–2012
Labels Fonit Cetra, RCA Italiana, CBS, Capitol Records
Associated acts Delirium
Website Ivanofossati.it

Ivano Alberto Fossati (born 21 September 1951) is an Italian pop singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist, and percussionist born in Genoa. A former member of progressive rock group Delirium, Fossati has several albums to date and has worked with such musicians as Fabrizio De André, Riccardo Tesi,Anna Oxa, Mia Martini, Ornella Vanoni, Francesco De Gregori and others.[1]

In October 2011, after the release of the album Decadancing, Fossati announced during Fabio Fazio's TV show Che tempo che fa that he decided to end his music career: "I've been thinking a lot about it, not in the last days, but during last two or three years. This will be my last album, and I won't record any new album. And my next tour will be the last one".[2] Fossati's last concert was held at the Teatro Piccolo in Milan, on 19 March 2012.[3]

Discography[edit]

  • Il Grande Mare che Avremmo Traversato (1973)
  • Poco Prima dell'Aurora (with Oscar Prudente) (1974)
  • Good-bye Indiana (1975)
  • La Casa del Serpente (1977)
  • La Mia Banda Suona il Rock (1979)
  • Panama e Dintorni (1981)
  • Le Citta' di Frontiera (1983)
  • Ventilazione (1984)
  • 700 Giorni (1986)
  • La Pianta del Te (1988)
  • Discanto (1990)
  • Lindbergh (1992)
  • Buontempo Dal Vivo Vol. 1 (1993)
  • Carte da Decifrare Dal Vivo Vol. 2 (1993)
  • Macramé (1996)
  • Canzoni a Raccolta – Time and Silence (1998)
  • La disciplina della Terra (2000)
  • Not One Word (2001)
  • Lampo viaggiatore (2003)
  • Dal vivo, Vol. 3: Tour Acustico (2004)
  • L'arcangelo (2006)
  • Ho sognato una strada (2006)
  • Musica Moderna (2008)
  • Decadancing (2011)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ivano Fossati Credits". Allmusic. 
  2. ^ Andrea Laffranchi (3 October 2011). "Fossati: ho 60 anni e dico addio alle scene". Corriere della Sera (in Italian). p. 37. Retrieved 1 September 2012. 
  3. ^ Andrea Morandi (20 March 2012). "L'ultimo palco di Ivano Fossati. Avete fatto una cosa eccezionale". la Repubblica (in Italian). Retrieved 1 September 2012.