21 June 1934 (age 84)|
Luigi Albertelli (born 21 June 1934) is an Italian lyricist.
Born in Tortona, Alessandria, Albertelli debuted as a lyricist in the second half of the 1960s and got his first success in 1969 with the song "Zingara", which won the nineteenth edition of the Sanremo Music Festival and was a number 1 hit.
Characterized by an elegant and refined style, his collaborations include Mina, Milva, Drupi, Mia Martini, Caterina Caselli, Dik Dik, Fiordaliso. In 1987 his song "La notte dei pensieri" won the Newcomers competition at the 37th Sanremo Music Festival.
- Enzo Giannelli. "Albertelli, Luigi". Gino Castaldo (edited by). Dizionario della canzone italiana. Curcio Editore, 1990. pp. 18-22.
- Dario Salvatori. Storia dell'Hit Parade. Gramese, 1989. ISBN 8876054391.
- Eddy Anselmi. Festival di Sanremo: almanacco illustrato della canzone italiana. Panini Comics, 2009. ISBN 8863462291.
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