27 July 1937
|Died||25 March 2020 (aged 82)|
Detto Mariano (27 July 1937 – 25 March 2020) was an Italian composer, arranger, lyricist, pianist, record producer and music publisher.
Early life and career
Born Mariano Detto in Monte Urano, Mariano started his career in 1958 but was launched by entering Adriano Celentano's "Clan Celentano", becoming keyboardist in his accompanying group "I Ribelli", sporadic lyricist and official arranger of all the songs of the Clan between 1962 and 1967. He also collaborated with Lucio Battisti, Mina, Milva, Equipe 84. Later he focused on composing numerous film soundtracks, especially comedy films.
- Dizionario Completo Della: Canzone Italiana. Giunti Editore. 8 October 2010. ISBN 978-88-09-75625-0.
- Sergio Cotti (2007). Adriano Celentano 1957/2007 – 50 anni da ribelle. Editori Riuniti.
- È morto Detto Mariano, ha composto canzoni per Celentano, Mina e Battisti (in Italian)