Bella Notte

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"Bella Notte"
Song by George Givot
Released1955 (1955)
GenreItalian-style pop
LabelWalt Disney
Composer(s)Sonny Burke
Lyricist(s)Peggy Lee

"Bella Notte" (Italian for "Beautiful Night") is a song for the 1955 animated motion picture Lady and the Tramp from Walt Disney Productions. The music is by Sonny Burke and the lyrics are by Peggy Lee.[1] The song was performed in the film by George Givot, who also provided the voice of Tony.

Peggy Lee recorded the song for herself for a 1955 Decca release with a choir and orchestra led by Victor Young. The song has also been recorded for a Disneyland album,[clarification needed] sung by Bob Grabeau.[citation needed]

Ronnie Hilton recorded the song, and Siw Malmkvist recorded the song in Swedish, releasing it on a record in February 1956.[2] The song has also been recorded by Vikingarna on the 1979 album Vikingarnas julparty[3] and Christer Sjögren himself on the 1994 Christmas album När ljusen ska tändas därhemma.[4]

Mark Salling, Kevin McHale, and Chord Overstreet recorded the song, and performed it on twenty-second episode and season two finale of Glee on May 24, 2011.


  1. ^ Hischak, Thomas S.; Robinson, Mark A. (2013). The Disney Song Encyclopedia (2 ed.). Lanham, Maryland: Taylor Trade Publishing. p. 17. ISBN 9781589797130.
  2. ^ "Walt Disney's Lady och Lufsen". Retrieved 29 April 2021.
  3. ^ "Vikingarnas julparty". Retrieved 29 April 2021.
  4. ^ "När ljusen ska tändas därhemma". Retrieved 29 April 2021.