Miranda Martino

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Miranda Martino (2000)

Miranda Martino (born 29 October 1933) is an Italian singer and actress.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Moggio Udinese from Neapolitan parents, Martino started her career as singer in the 1956.[1] In 1957, she debuted at the Festival di Napoli and in 1959 she made her first appearance at the Sanremo Music Festival, with the song La vita mi ha dato solo te.[1] In the same year she obtained her first commercial success with the song "Stasera tornerò",[1] which ranked 11 in the Italian Hit Parade.[2] Then she entered the two following editions of the Festival di Sanremo and in 1961 three of her songs entered the Top Ten ("Erano nuvole", "Frenesia" and "Serenatella c'o sì e c'o no").[2] In 1963 she obtained a critical and commercial success with the album Napoli, in which she covered twelve canzoni napoletane re-arranged by Ennio Morricone.[1] In 1965, she made her theatrical debut and from then she focused her career on stage acting and, less prolifically, on films.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Dizionario Completo Della: Canzone Italiana. Giunti Editore. ISBN 88-09-75625-8. 
  2. ^ a b Dario Salvatori. Storia dell'Hit Parade. Gramese, 1989. 

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