Miranda Martino (born 29 October 1933) is an Italian singer and actress.
Life and career
Born in Moggio Udinese from Neapolitan parents, Martino started her career as singer in the 1956. 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. In the same year she obtained her first commercial success with the song "Stasera tornerò", which ranked 11 in the Italian Hit Parade. 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"). 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. In 1965, she made her theatrical debut and from then she focused her career on stage acting and, less prolifically, on films.