Pino Daniele

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Pino Daniele
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Daniele, Italian blues vocalist and guitarist
Background information
Born(1955-03-19)19 March 1955
Naples, Italy
Died4 January 2015(2015-01-04) (aged 59)
Rome, Italy[1]
GenresRumba, blues, jazz, rock, tarantella, folk, blues rock, fusion, soul, funk, Middle Eastern music, pop
OccupationsMusician, composer, film scorer
InstrumentsVocals, guitar,
Years active1975–2015
Associated actsRichie Hayward, Mel Collins, Chick Corea, Eros Ramazzotti, Francesco De Gregori, and Fiorella Mannoia
Websitewww.pinodaniele.com

Pino Daniele (19 March 1955 – 4 January 2015) was an Italian singer-songwriter, and guitarist.[2] He was born in Naples, Italy. He was known for his songs; Passi d'autore of 2004 and Il Fatto Quotidiano.

On January 5th, 2015, it was announced via Instagram by Daniele's longtime friend Eros Ramazzotti that he had died from a heart attack between 4 and 5 January. Daniele is considered to have been one of the best singer-songwriters in Italian history.[3][4] Daniele's death was confirmed at 10:45pm at "Sant'Eugenio" Hospital in Rome (Italy) on 4 January.[1][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Comunicazione responsabile ASL RM/C a Rai News24
  2. Pino Daniele unico italiano al Festival dei chitarristi (Italian)
  3. http://www.soundsblog.it/post/326364/pino-daniele-morto-infarto (Italian)
  4. http://www.ilsecoloxix.it/p/cultura/2015/01/05/ARYTOe5C-morto_pino_daniele.shtml (Italian)
  5. "Slipped Disc - 'Half-black' Italian star is dead, aged 59".