Amadeus (presenter)

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Amedeo Sebastiani

4 September 1962 (1962-09-04) (age 56)

Amedeo Sebastiani (born 4 September 1962), best known as Amadeus, is an Italian television and radio presenter.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Ravenna, son of Sicilian parents, Sebastiani grew up in Verona.[1][2] He started his career in 1979 as a deejay for a small radio station in Verona.[2]

In 1982, Sebastiani adopted the stage name ″Amadeus″ and started working for Radio DeeJay; he made his television debut in 1988, appearing in the Radio DeeJay spin-off DeeJay Television on Italia 1.[2][3]

During his career Amadeus hosted several high profile programs, both for RAI and Mediaset, including Domenica in, five editions of Festivalbar, four seasons of L'eredità, and several early evening quiz shows.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ a b Fulvio Abbate (15 December 2004). "Amadeus nel teatro domestico siciliano". La Repubblica. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d Giorgio Dell’Arti, Massimo Parrini. Catalogo dei viventi. Marsilio, 2009. ISBN 9788831795999.
  3. ^ a b "RAIDUE: Festa di classe con Amadeus". Adnkronos. 18 March 1999. Retrieved 11 February 2016.

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