Nilla Pizzi

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Nilla Pizzi
Background information
Birth name Adionilla Negrini Pizzi[1]
Born (1919-04-16)16 April 1919
Sant'Agata Bolognese
Origin Italy
Died 12 March 2011(2011-03-12) (aged 91)
Genres Pop, Rhythm and blues, Jazz
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1940–2011
Labels Italdisc, EMI, Ricordi , Columbia, Cetra
Associated acts Giorgio Consolini, Gino Latilla

Nilla Pizzi (16 April 1919 – 12 March 2011) was an Italian singer.

Born as Adionilla Negrini Pizzi in Sant'Agata Bolognese, she was particularly famous in Italy during the 1950s and 1960s. She won the first edition of the San Remo Festival in 1951, singing "Grazie dei fiori", and she won also the second edition (1952), singing "Vola colomba".


  1. ^ Marcello Giannotti (2001). L'enciclopedia di Sanremo (Encyclopedia of San Remo) (in Italian). Rome, Italy: Gremese. 

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