Fabrizio De André Biography

Italian songwriter, lyricist, writer and activist (born Genova, Feb. 18, 1940 - † Jan. 11, 1999), considered as one of the greatest Italian songwriters of all time. Also guitar and mandolin player is one of the artists that have most enhanced Ligurian language, but also dealing with other idioms as dialect of Gallura (northern Sardinia) and the Neapolitan. obviously in a lesser measure. Father of Cristiano De André (from first wife Enrica "Puny" Rignon) and of Luisa Vittoria (from second wife Dori Ghezzi).

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