Nico Fidenco

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Nico Fidenco

Nico Fidenco (artistic name Domenico Colarossi; born January 24, 1933, in Rome) is an Italian singer who gained considerable popularity from 1960 onwards, after the release of the song What a sky (Italian: Su nel cielo, taken from the film of Francesco Maselli Silver Spoon Set).

Self-taught in music, Fidenco did a few cover versions of film title songs for the Italian market. With the song "Legata a un granello di sabbia", he was the first Italian singer to sell one million copies of a single.[1] This interest in cinema led him to be a prolific soundtrack composer, including scores for westerns and many Joe D'Amato films.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]


45 rpm singles[edit]


  • 1961 Exodus RCA Italiana EPA 30 - 401



  1. ^ Gino Castaldo (edited by). Dizionario della canzone italiana. Curcio Editore, 1990. p.683.
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