Leonello Casucci

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Leonello Casucci (1885 – 1975) was an Italian composer.

Casucci is best known for composing the music of the world-famous song "Schöner Gigolo" (translated to "Just a Gigolo" in English) in 1929, with lyrics by Julius Brammer. Italian lyrics by Enrico Frati with the title "Gigolò" were published in 1930.[1] The English lyrics for "Just a Gigolo" were provided by Irving Caesar.


  1. ^ Luca Cerchiari; Laurent Cugny; Franz Kerschbaumer (2012). Eurojazzland: Jazz and European Sources, Dynamics, and Contexts. UPNE. pp. 277–. ISBN 978-1-61168-298-4.