Sandro Giacobbe

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Sandro Giacobbe
Sandro Giacobbe 74.jpg
Giacobbe in Adesso musica (1974)
Born (1951-12-14) 14 December 1951 (age 67)
Occupationsinger-songwriter

Sandro Giacobbe (born 14 December 1951) is an Italian singer-songwriter.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Moneglia in 1951, Giacobbe started his career in the early 1970s and got his first success in 1974, with the song "Signora mia", which entered the top-ten on the Italian hit parade.[1][2][3] For about a decade, he got several major hits, usually consisting in romantic ballads characterized by intimate and sometimes malicious tones.[1] His song ""El Jardín Prohibido", the Spanish-language version of "Il giardino proibito", peaked on first place at the Spanish hit parade in 1976.[4] The same year, he entered the main competition at the Sanremo Music Festival, ranking third with the song "Gli occhi di tua madre";[1] the song reached the second place on the Italian hit parade.[2] His last major hit was the 1982 song "Sarà la nostalgia".[1][2][3] From the mid-1980s he mainly devoted his career to live concerts and to initiatives of solidarity.[3] In 2003 he ranked second at the Viña del Mar International Song Festival.[1]

Discography[edit]

Album
  • 1974: Signora mia
  • 1975: Il giardino proibito
  • 1976: Metto all'asta...
  • 1977: Bimba
  • 1978: Lenti a contatto
  • 1979: Mi va che ci sei
  • 1980: Notte senza di te
  • 1990: Io vorrei
  • 1991: Sulla mia stessa strada
  • 1992: Le donne
  • 1994: E venti....
  • 1998: Il meglio
  • 2007: Vuoi ballare
  • 2008: Trentacinque
  • 2013: Insieme noi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Eddy Anselmi. Festival di Sanremo: Almanacco illustrato della canzone italiana. Panini Comics, 2009. ISBN 8863462291.
  2. ^ a b c Dario Salvatori. Storia dell'Hit Parade. Gramese, 1989. ISBN 8876054391.
  3. ^ a b c Enrico Deregibus. Dizionario completo della Canzone Italiana. Giunti Editore, 2010. ISBN 8809756258.
  4. ^ Fernando Salaverri. Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Fundación Autor-SGAE, 2005. ISBN 8480486392.

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