Enrico Ruggeri

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Enrico Ruggeri
Enrico Ruggeri - 2006.jpg
Enrico Ruggeri in 2006
Background information
Genres Pop music
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, Guitar
Years active 1972 - present

Enrico Ruggeri (born 5 June 1957) is an Italian singer-songwriter.

Biography[edit]

A native of Milan, Ruggeri made his debut in the 1970s with the punk band Decibel.[1] In 1981 he began the career as a sole singer and established as a songwriter: his most famous success in this latter role is "Il mare d'inverno" ("The Sea in Winter"), brought to chart by Loredana Berté.

He won the Sanremo Music Festival twice: in 1987 singing "Si può dare di più" ("You can give more") together with Gianni Morandi and Umberto Tozzi and in 1993 singing "Mistero" ("Mystery"). He represented Italy at Eurovision Song Contest 1993 with the song "Sole D'Europa" ("Sun of Europe"). He's a well-known supporter of Inter Milan.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 1977: Punk
  • 1980: Vivo da re
  • 1981: Champagne molotov
  • 1983: Polvere
  • 1984: Presente studio-live
  • 1985: Tutto scorre
  • 1986: Difesa francese
  • 1986: Enrico VIII
  • 1987: Vai Rouge (live)
  • 1988: La parola ai testimoni
  • 1989: Contatti
  • 1990: Il falco e il gabbiano
  • 1991: Peter Pan
  • 1993: La giostra della memoria
  • 1994: Oggetti smarriti
  • 1996: Fango e stelle
  • 1997: Domani è un altro giorno
  • 1998: La gente con alma (in Spanish)
  • 1999: L' isola dei tesori
  • 2000: L' uomo che vola
  • 2001: La vie en rouge (live)
  • 2002: La vie en rouge (re-packaging with two new songs)
  • 2003: Gli occhi del musicista
  • 2004: Punk prima di te
  • 2005: Amore e guerra
  • 2006: Cuore muscoli e cervello
  • 2007: Il regalo di Natale
  • 2008: Rock show
  • 2009: L'ultima follia di Enrico Ruggeri
  • 2009: Il regalo di Natale (re-packaging of "L'ultima follia di Enrico Ruggeri" with three new songs)
  • 2010: La ruota
  • 2012: Le Canzoni Ai Testimoni
  • 2013: Frankenstein
  • 2014: Frankenstein 2.0
  • 2015: Pezzi di vita
  • 2016: Un viaggio incredibile

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bonacich, Drago. "Biography: Enrico Ruggeri". AMG. Retrieved 9 May 2010. 
Preceded by
Eros Ramazzotti
with "Adesso tu"
Sanremo Music Festival
Winner

1987
Succeeded by
Massimo Ranieri
with "Perdere l'amore"
Preceded by
Luca Barbarossa
with "Portami a ballare"
Sanremo Music Festival
Winner

1993
Succeeded by
Aleandro Baldi
with "Passerà"
Preceded by
Mia Martini
with Rapsodia
Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest
1993
Succeeded by
Jalisse
with Fiumi di parole