29 October 1946 |
Roberto Soffici (born 29 October 1946) is an Italian pop singer-songwriter, composer and lyricist.
Born in Pula, the son of composer and conductor Piero, Soffici enrolled at the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Milan, graduating in clarinet, harmony and composition. In the 1970s he started a productive career as a composer, signing songs for Mina, Equipe 84, Nomadi and Ornella Vanoni, among others. From the second half of seventies he is also active as a singer-songwriter; his main success is the 1980 song "Io ti voglio tanto bene", which peaked at sixth place at the Italian hit parade.