Marisa Solinas

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Marisa Solinas
Marisa Solinas with her son David.jpg
Marisa Solinas with her son David (1967)
Background information
Birth nameMarisa Anna Solinas
Born(1939-05-30)30 May 1939
Genoa, Italy
Died12 February 2019(2019-02-12) (aged 79)
Rome, Italy
GenresBeat music, Pop music
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1964–2019

Marisa Anna Solinas (30 May 1939 – 12 February 2019), best known as Marisa Solinas, was an Italian actress and singer.

Life[edit]

Born in Genoa to a Tuscan mother and a Sardinian father,[1] Marisa Solinas made her film debut in 1961, but her career was launched the following year when she was chosen by Mario Monicelli to be the main actress in "Renzo e Luciana", one of the four episodes of Boccaccio '70;[1][2] the same year she appeared in Bernardo Bertolucci's film debut, La commare secca and acted on stage in Fogli d'album at the Festival dei Due Mondi.[2] Later she starred in a large number of genre films, especially spaghetti westerns, and appeared in several successful TV-series.[2]

She was also a singer, and published two albums and several singles, one of these released by La voce del padrone.[3]

She died on 12 February 2019, at the age of 79.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Carlo Di Carlo, Gaio Fratini. Boccaccio '70. Cappelli, 1962.
  2. ^ a b c Enrico Lancia, Roberto Poppi. Le attrici: dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2003.
  3. ^ Giacomo Serreli. Boghes e sonos. Scuola sarda, 2003.
  4. ^ . 14 February 2019 https://www.unionesarda.it/articolo/cultura/2019/02/14/addio-a-marisa-anna-solinas-attrice-e-cantante-di-origini-sarde-8-835707.html. Retrieved 15 February 2019. Missing or empty |title= (help)

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