Pippo Caruso

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Caruso directs the orchestra of the 1975 RAI TV-show Un colpo di fortuna

Giuseppe Caruso (born 22 December 1935), best known as Pippo Caruso, is an Italian composer, conductor and music arranger.

Born in Belpasso, Catania, Caruso has linked his professional success to the television presenter Pippo Baudo, who had been his university fellow and that Caruso has regularly flanked as conductor in his TV programs starting from Canzonissima 1973.[1] Caruso composed several successful songs, including Mita Medici's "A ruota libera" and Lorella Cuccarini/Alessandra Martines' "L'amore è",[1] and, starting from sixties, Caruso also signed several film soundtracks, such as Kill Johnny Ringo and Maladolescenza.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Aldo Grasso. Enciclopedia della televisione (terza edizione). Garzanti Editore.
  2. ^ Ermanno Comuzio. Musicisti per lo schermo: dizionario ragionato dei compositori cinematografici. Ente dello spettacolo, 2004. 

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