Mikelangelo Loconte

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Mikelangelo Loconte
Mikelangelo Loconte 2011.jpg
Background information
Birth name Michele Loconte
Born (1973-12-05) December 5, 1973 (age 40)
Origin Cerignola, Italy
Genres Pop, Rock
Occupations Singer, composer, musician, artistic director
Instruments Piano, Guitar, Drums
Years active 1990–present
Associated acts Mozart, l'opéra rock

Mikelangelo Loconte (December 5, 1973, Cerignola) is an Italian singer, author, composer, musician, performer and artistic director. He began his acting and performing career in France, in the musical Les Nouveaux Nomades by Claude Barzotti and Anne-Marie Gaspard. Without speaking French, he recorded all his songs in a studio using phonetic writing.

Discovered in Belgium by Alec Mansion (member of Léopold Nord & Vous band), Loconte worked as an artistic director in the studio La Chapelle in Waimes.

He reached star status portraying Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the musical Mozart, l'opéra rock, directed by Dove Attia and Albert Cohen. His first single, "Tatoue-moi", was a number-one hit in France in 2009.[1]

Mikelangelo Loconte is a new ambassador of the Organisation for the Prevention of Blindness (OPC).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tatoue-moi", French Singles Chart Lescharts.com (Retrieved March 25, 2009)

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