Francesco Sartori

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Francesco Sartori (born 1957) is an Italian composer and piano and trumpet player.


He is best known for composing "Con te partirò" ("With you, I will leave") with Lucio Quarantotto for blind tenor Andrea Bocelli. The song was also recorded by Jonas Kaufmann with Orchestra Sinfonica Del Teatro Massimo Di Palermo directed by Asher Fisch (Sony Classical 018363288875) and as a duet entitled "Time to Say Goodbye" with Andrea Bocelli and Sarah Brightman.

The pair also composed "Canto della Terra" and "Immenso", both recorded by Bocelli for his 1999, Sogno album and "Mille Lune Mille Onde", for his 2001 album Cieli di Toscana. "Canto della Terra" was also later recorded as a duet between Bocelli and Brightman in 2007.

Sartori and Quarantotto, working for Sugar Music, have composed much of Bocelli's pop repertoire.[1]


  1. ^ Worden, Mark - Sugar's Label and Publishing Rosters Are Rich With Talent. Billboard Magazine, January 18, 2003

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