Miranda Martino

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Miranda Martino (1962)

Miranda Martino (born 29 October 1933) is an Italian singer and actress.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Moggio Udinese from Neapolitan parents, Martino started her career as singer in 1956.[1] In 1957, she debuted at the Festival di Napoli and in 1959 she made her first appearance at the Sanremo Music Festival, with the song "La vita mi ha dato solo te".[1] In the same year she obtained her first commercial success with the song "Stasera tornerò",[1] which ranked 11 in the Italian Hit Parade.[2] Then she entered the two following editions of the Festival di Sanremo and in 1961 three of her songs entered the Top Ten ("Erano nuvole", "Frenesia" and "Serenatella c'o sì e c'o no").[2] In 1963 she obtained a critical and commercial success with the album Napoli, in which she covered twelve canzoni napoletane re-arranged by Ennio Morricone.[1] In 1965, she made her theatrical debut and from then she focused her career on stage acting and, less prolifically, on films.[1]

Discography[edit]

Albums
  • 1958: Magic Moments At La Capannina di Franceschi
  • 1959: 20 canzoni di Sanremo '59 (with Nilla Pizzi and Teddy Reno)
  • 1959: Miranda Martino
  • 1959: Napoli '59. Le 20 canzoni del festival (with Nilla Pizzi, Elio Mauro, Stella Dizzy and Teddy Reno)
  • 1959: Il mio vero amore (EP)
  • 1962: Miranda Martino
  • 1963: Napoli
  • 1964: Le canzoni di sempre
  • 1966: Napoli volume II°
  • 1967: Operetta primo amore
  • 1970: Donna...Amore...Dolore
  • 1971: Passione...
  • 1977: Ottimo Stato
  • 1977: La Valzerite
  • 2000: Napoli mia bella Napoli

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Dizionario Completo Della: Canzone Italiana. Giunti Editore. ISBN 88-09-75625-8. 
  2. ^ a b Dario Salvatori. Storia dell'Hit Parade. Gramese, 1989. 

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