Fischia il vento
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|"Fischia il vento"|
|English title||"The Wind Whistles""|
Fischia il vento is an Italian popular song whose text was written in September 1943, at the inception of the resistenza. The lyricist was Felice Cascione (2 May 1918 - 27 January 1944) and the intention was to spur on the partisan movement. The music is that of the Russian popular song Katyusha. Along with Bella ciao it is one of the most famous songs celebrating the resistance.
|The original lyrics in Italian:||Lyrics translated to English:|
Fischia il vento e infuria [urla] la bufera,
The wind whistles, the storm rages,
The song was featured in the 2003 Italian film Buongiorno, Notte, in which several characters involved in the resistance movement sang it at a celebratory event.