Daniele, Italian blues vocalist and guitarist
|Born||19 March 1955|
|Died||4 January 2015 (aged 59)|
|Genres||Rumba, blues, jazz, rock, tarantella, folk, blues rock, fusion, soul, funk, Middle Eastern music, pop|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, composer, film scorer|
|Associated acts||Richie Hayward, Mel Collins, Chick Corea, Eros Ramazzotti, Francesco De Gregori, and Fiorella Mannoia|
Pino Daniele (19 March 1955 – 4 January 2015) was an Italian singer-songwriter, and guitarist. 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. Daniele's death was confirmed at 10:45pm at "Sant'Eugenio" Hospital in Rome (Italy) on 4 January.
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- Comunicazione responsabile ASL RM/C a Rai News24
- Pino Daniele unico italiano al Festival dei chitarristi (in Italian)
- http://www.soundsblog.it/post/326364/pino-daniele-morto-infarto (in Italian)
- http://www.ilsecoloxix.it/p/cultura/2015/01/05/ARYTOe5C-morto_pino_daniele.shtml (in Italian)
- "Slipped Disc - 'Half-black' Italian star is dead, aged 59".