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Toto Cutugno

Biography

Italian pop singer known for his worldwide hit song “L’Italiano.” Along with his band, Albatros, he performed a great many other primary music, including “Serenata,” “Emozioni,” and “Figli.” Before taking on performing, he pursued a profession being a drummer. He also became experienced in saxophone, piano, and classical guitar. He was the champ from the 1990 Eurovision Melody Contest. He wedded Carla Cutugno and fathered a kid through another romantic relationship. A songwriter and a vocalist, Cutugno penned a few of vocalist Joe Dassin’s best-known music, including “Et si tu n’existais pas” and “Le Jardin du Luxembourg.”

Quick Facts


Full Name Toto Cutugno
Date Of Birth July 7, 1943
Place Of Birth Italy
Height 1.85 m
Profession Pop Singer
Nationality Italian
Spouse Carla Cutugno
Children Nicolo Cutugno
Siblings Rosanna Cotugno, Roberto Cotugno
Awards Eurovision Song Contest
Music Groups Albatros
Movies Capitan Basilico 2, Free Floating, Al bar dello sport
Star Sign Cancer

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#Fact
1 Supports AC Milan.
2 One son, Nico (b. 1989 ca).
3 Participating 13 times at Festival di Sanremo (1951), he has won in 1980 with "Solo noi" (lit. for "Only us") and finished second in sixth editions.
4 Started his musical career as a drummer.
5 Winner of The Eurovision Song Contest (1990) with his song "Insieme: 1992".
6 Wrote songs for Joe Dassin and Dalida.
7 His father was an officer of Italy's navy, his mother a housewife.
8 His most successful songs include "Solo noi" (1980, lit. for "Only Us"), "L'Italiano" (1983, "The Italian"), "Serenata" (1984, "Serenade"), "Insieme: 1992" (1990, "Together: 1992") and "Gli amori" together with Ray Charles (1990, "Good Love Gone Bad" in the English version).
9 Italian singer.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Late Bloomer 2016 performer: "Buonanotte"
Kari Tapion muistokonsertti 2011 TV Movie writer: "Olen suomalainen L'Italiano"
Le Skylab 2011 music: "L'été indien"
Lo contrario al amor 2011 writer: "Señorita, por favor" - as Salvatore Cutugno
Matkalla vanhuuteen 2008 Documentary writer: "Etsin kunnes löydän sen"
Samyy luchshiy film 2008 lyrics: "Solo noi" - as Salvatore Cutugno / music: "Solo noi" - as Salvatore Cutugno
The Merry Widow 2007 music: "Et si tu n'existais pas"
Clara Sheller 2005 TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast 2002 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Zwei Männer am Herd 2001 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Mann 1999 writer: "Nasha Yeh Pyar Ka"
Love, etc. 1996 music: "Et si tu n'existais pas"
Camping Cosmos 1996 writer: "Et si tu n'existais pas" "Se non esistessi"
Tohuwabohu 1996 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Parenti serpenti 1992 performer: "Ocio" / writer: "Ocio"
Claude François - le film de sa vie 1979 Documentary writer: "So Near and Yet So Far"

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Trampa para un soñador 1980 TV Series composer - 4 episodes

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Capitan Basilico 2 - I Fantastici 4+4 2011 Street Singer
Fantástico 1980 TV Series

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Evening Urgant 2014 TV Series Himself
Les années bonheur 2011 TV Series Himself
Shouto na Slavi 2008 TV Series Himself
Melodien für Millionen 2005 TV Series Himself
Kdam Erovizion 2005 TV Movie Himself
On a tout essayé 2002-2004 TV Series Himself
Festival di Sanremo 2004 TV Series Himself
Chanter la vie 2003 TV Series Himself - Singer
Dolce Italia 2002 TV Series Himself - Co-Host
Union libre 2001-2002 TV Series Himself
Musik liegt in der Luft 1996 TV Series Himself - Singer
La ruota della fortuna 1994 TV Series Himself - Competitor
The Eurovision Song Contest 1991 TV Special Himself - Host
The Eurovision Song Contest 1990 TV Special Himself - Italian Entry: 1st Place
Toto Cotugno Live in Belgrade 1990 TV Movie Himself (Singer)
Aspettando Sanremo 1990 TV Mini-Series Himself
Domenica in 1987 TV Series Himself
Euro-Show 1984 TV Movie Himself - Singer
Champs-Elysées 1983 TV Series Himself
Vorsicht Musik! 1983 TV Series Himself
Bitte umblättern 1980 TV Series documentary Himself
Aplauso 1979-1980 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Secret History of Eurovision 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
Quelli che... il calcio 2007-2008 TV Series Himself

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