Maurizio Arcieri

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Maurizio Arcieri
Birth name Maurizio Arcieri
Born (1942-04-30)30 April 1942
Milan, Italy
Died 29 January 2015(2015-01-29) (aged 72)
Varese, Italy
Genres Pop music
Instruments Synthesizer, Vocals
Years active 1970–2015
Labels Polydor, Saar

Maurizio Arcieri (30 April 1942 – 29 January 2015) formerly leader of The New Dada, a 1960s Italian beat music band, and a member of Krisma, was a successful singer in the 1970s.[1]

He was married to Christina Moser.


In the spring The New Dada support The Beatles in their Milan concert. The group eventually split. Some members of The New Dada follow Maurizio as supporting group.
"Ballerina" and "Il comizio" are released.

Maurizio participates at the "Disco per l'Estate" Festival with "Cinque Minuti e poi..."; the song is one of the greatest hits of the year and the leit-motiv of "Quelli belli siamo noi" ("We Are the Beautiful Ones"), a "musicarello" (musical comedy movie) in which Maurizio acts and sings some of his hits.
The movie features - among others - Carlo Dapporto, Carlo delle Piane, Isabella Biagini, Ric e Gian and a young Loredana Berté.
Maurizio is invited as a guest in the most important TV shows of the time. Some videos of those appearances are now available.
The album "Maurizio - 1970" is released.

The albums "Maurizio - 1975" (a collection of Maurizio's cool seventies singles), and "Trasparenze" (a progressive experiment) are released.

Maurizio is then chosen as the Italian narrator for the pan-European album Peter and the Wolf, a Polydor project that involves Brian Eno, Phil Collins, Alvin Lee, Manfred Mann and many others.

Arcieri died on 29 January 2015, in Varese, Italy, aged 72.[1]



  • (1970) Maurizio (Joker/Saar)
  • (1975) Maurizio (Polydor)
  • (1975) Trasparenze (Polydor)


  • (1967) "Ballerina" / "Non C'è Bisogno Di Camminare" (Bluebell)
  • (1967) "Lady Jane" / T'Amo Da Morire" (Bluebell)
  • (1967) "Il Comizio (di Maurizio)" / "Il Fiore All'Occhiello" (SAAR/Joker)
  • (1968) "Cinque Minuti e Poi..." / "Un'Ora Basterà" (SAAR/Joker)
  • (1968) "Era Solo Ieri" / "Ricomincio Da Zero (Natural Born Loser)" (SAAR/Joker)
  • (1969) "Elisabeth" / "Sirena" (SAAR/Joker)
  • (1969) "24 Ore Spese Bene Con Amore" / "Cade Qualche Fiocco Di Neve" (Polydor)
  • (1971) "Rose Blu" / "Il Mare Tra Le Mani" (Polydor)
  • (1971) "L'Uomo e La Matita" / "La Gloria e L'Amore" (Polydor)
  • (1972) "Deserto" / "La Decisione" (Polydor)
  • (1972) "I Giochi Del Cuore" / "Un Uomo" (Polydor)
  • (1973) "Scusa" / "Un Giorno Da Re" (Polydor)
  • (1974) "Un Dolce Scandalo" / "Il Grigio Nella Mente" (Polydor)
  • (1974) "Stagioni Fuori Tempo" / "Un Dolce Scandalo" (Polydor)
  • (1975) "Guardami, Toccami, Guariscimi" / "Prima Estate" (Polydor)



  1. ^ a b "The Dead Rock Stars Club - January to June 2015". Retrieved 13 February 2015. 

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