Toto Cutugno

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Toto Cutugno
Toto Cutugno in 2012
Toto Cutugno in 2012
Background information
Birth nameSalvatore Cutugno
Born(1943-07-07)7 July 1943
Fosdinovo, Italy
Died22 August 2023(2023-08-22) (aged 80)
Milan, Italy
  • Singer-songwriter
  • instrumentalist
  • Piano
  • acoustic guitar
  • drums
  • saxophone
  • melodica
Years active1966–2023

Salvatore "Toto" Cutugno (Italian pronunciation: [ˈtɔːto kuˈtuɲɲo]; 7 July 1943 – 22 August 2023) was an Italian pop singer-songwriter and musician. He was best known for his worldwide hit song, "L'Italiano". Cutugno also won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1990 with the song "Insieme: 1992".

Cutugno died on 22 August 2023 at a hospital in Milan, Italy from prostate cancer at the age of 80.[1]

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  1. "È morto Toto Cutugno. Aveva appena compiuto 80 anni". Rai News (in Italian). RAI. 22 August 2023. Retrieved 22 August 2023.

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