Miki Del Prete
|Miki Del Prete|
23 July 1935 |
|Occupation||lyricist and record producer|
Miki Del Prete (born 23 July 1935) is an Italian lyricist and record producer.
Born in Bari as Michele Del Prete, at young age he moved to Milan with his family, following the passage of the father, a footballer, from A.S. Bari to Calcio Como. In the 1950s he was a rock'n'roll dancer, then, since 1959, he became a close friend and a collaborator of Adriano Celentano as a lyricist, a manager, a producer and a counselor. Among the most successful songs he wrote for Celentano, "Impazzivo per te", "Il ragazzo della via Gluck", "La coppia più bella del mondo", "Una carezza in un pugno", "Prisencolinensinainciusol", "Soli". He also wrote songs for other singers, notably the Caterina Caselli's hit "Nessuno mi può giudicare".