Marisa Del Frate

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Marisa Del Frate
Marisa Del Frate 57.jpg
Photo of Del Frate from the magazine Radiocorriere (1957)
Born(1931-03-11)11 March 1931
Rome, Italy
Died5 February 2015(2015-02-05) (aged 83)
Rome, Italy
OccupationActress, singer

Marisa Del Frate (11 March 1931 – 5 February 2015) was an Italian actress, singer, and television personality.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Rome, Del Frate started her career as a model and took part in several beauty contests.[1][2] In 1957, she successfully debuted as a singer winning the Festival di Napoli with the song "Malinconico autunno".[1][2]

In 1958, Del Frate entered the competition at the Sanremo Music Festival with the songs "Quando il cuore" and "Ho disegnato un cuore".[1] Shortly later, she was chosen by Erminio Macario as primadonna in the revue Chiamate Arturo 777; from then, Del Frate started a successful career as soubrette, actress, and television presenter.[1][2] In 1961, Del Frate obtained large popularity thanks to the RAI television variety L'amico del giaguaro.[1][2][3]

Death[edit]

Marisa Del Frate died from cancer at age 83 in Rome in 2015.[4]

Discography[edit]

Album[edit]

  • 1961 - Le canzoni de L'amico del giaguaro

Singles[edit]

  • 1957: "Malinconico autunno" (Cetra SP 44)
  • 1957: "Io e Ciccio cha cha cha" (Cetra, DC 6726)
  • 1957: "Bene mio" (Cetra, DC 6771)
  • 1957: "'O treno d'a fantasia" (Cetra, DC 6792)
  • 1958: "Maistrale" (Cetra SP 243)
  • 1958: "Maria Canaria" (Cetra, DC 6868)
  • 1958: "Vita mia" (Cetra, DC 6871)
  • 1958: "Un poco 'e sentimento" (Cetra, DC 6872)
  • 1958: "È stato il vento" (Cetra, DC 6873)
  • 1958: "Calypso melody" (Cetra, DC 6874)
  • 1958: "Maistrale" (Cetra, DC 6930)
  • 1958: "Sincerità" (Cetra, DC 6931)
  • 1958: "'O calyppese napulitano" (Cetra, DC 6932)
  • 1958: "Guardandoci" (Cetra, DC 6989)
  • 1958: "Con te per l'eternità" (Cetra, DC 6991)
  • 1958: "La donna di Marzo" (Cetra, DC 6992)
  • 1958: "Per credere nel mondo" (Cetra, DC 6993)
  • 1958: "Dominique / Autunno" (with Erminio Macario) (Cetra, DC 6988)
  • 1958: "E' molto facile...dirsi addio" (Cetra, AC 3329)
  • 1965: "I pensieri dell'amore" (CBS, 1611)
  • 1965: "Anche se" (Derby, DB 5123)
  • 1967: "Perché ci sei tu" (CBS, 2980)

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Eddy Anselmi. Festival di Sanremo: almanacco illustrato della canzone italiana. Panini Comics, 2009. ISBN 8863462291.
  2. ^ a b c d Enrico Lancia, Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano - Le Attrici. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 888440214X.
  3. ^ Aldo Grasso, Massimo Scaglioni, Enciclopedia della Televisione, Garzanti, Milano, 1996–2003. ISBN 881150466X.
  4. ^ "Morta soubrette Marisa Del Frate". ANSA. 6 February 2015. Retrieved 6 February 2015.

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