Berto Pisano

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Berto Pisano
Born(1928-10-13)13 October 1928
Cagliari, Italy
Died29 January 2002(2002-01-29) (aged 73)
Rome, Italy

Berto Pisano (13 October 1928 – 29 January 2002) was an Italian composer, conductor, arranger and jazz musician.

Born in Cagliari, Sardinia, Pisano started his career as a contrabassist in the jazz groups Quartetto Astor and Asternovas.[1] He is best known as composer of pop songs, for, among others, Mina, and a composer of musical scores for films and TV-series;[1] his major hit was "A blue shadow", the theme song of the RAI TV-series Ho incontrato un'ombra, which ranked first at the Italian hit parade in 1974.[2][3]

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  1. ^ a b Giacomo Serreli. Boghes e sonos: quarant'anni di musica extracolta in Sardegna. Scuola sarda, 2003. ISBN 8887758034.
  2. ^ Massimo Emanuelli. 50 anni di storia della televisione attraverso la stampa settimanale. GRECO & GRECO Editori, 2004. ISBN 8879803468.
  3. ^ Dario Salvatori. Storia dell'Hit Parade. Gramese, 1989. ISBN 8876054391.
  4. ^ Roberto Curti. Italian Gothic Horror Films, 1957-1969. McFarland, 2015. p. 92. ISBN 1476619891.

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