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He is famous for his satirical songs and oblique yet incisive political commentary. He is remembered for his rough voice, for the heavily ironic lyrics of his songs and his social protests. He died in a car accident at age He was a popular and influential figure, widely re-evaluated by s music. Salvatore Antonio Gaetano was born in CrotoneCalabria. In Marchat the age of ten, his family moved to Romewhere he would spend the rest of his life. Inhe was sent to study at the seminary Piccola Opera del Sacro Cuore of Narniin the province of Terniwhere under the guidance of his teacher Renato Simeoni, he began to show his flair for writing poetry.
InGaetano approached Folkstudioa well-known club in Rome for Aida - Riccardo Cocciante / Rino Gaetano / New Perigeo - Q Concert young artists. His style proved to be very different from that of the other musicians. His strong use of irony caused concerns for the club managers, as he recounted:. However, Gaetano was a multi-talented performer and during the early s, in addition to gigging, he performed in cabarets and took part in several plays including playing the role of Estragon in Samuel Beckett 's Waiting for Godotthe Fox in a production of Pinocchio by Italian director Carmelo Bene and reciting poetry by Majakovsky.
Gaetano was an accomplished actor and it was through his theatre experience that he developed much of his subsequent stage style and writing technique. He was inspired by German kabaretta Aida - Riccardo Cocciante / Rino Gaetano / New Perigeo - Q Concert of theatre that excels in political satire. Wikipedia describes this as "unlike comedians who make fun of all kind of things, Kabarett artists German: Kabarettisten pride Einsamer Wanderer - Helvegr - Im Mondschein as dedicated almost completely to political and social topics of more serious nature which they criticize using techniques like cynicismsarcasm and irony.
It enabled him to make political observations while avoiding censorship. Gaetano cited Ionesco as his favourite playwright, one of the foremost writers of Theatre of the Absurdsaying that he explored the usual problem of the inability to truly communicate, isolation and exclusion. He developed a comedy act with his friend Bruno Francelleschi, 'Ad esempio a me piace In addition to his performing, Gaetano studied accountancy, encouraged by his father to pursue a secure career in banking.
Gaetano asked for one more year to break into music and Jestem Ajron Men - Piersi - Livehe recorded his first 45 rpm record with the Milan-based Produttori Associati containing the songs "Jacqueline" and "La ballata di Renzo", a song which features lyrics that echo details of his own death.
In this song, Gaetano exhibits his multicultural education, singing in four languages — English, Italian, German and French. Rino decided to release the single under the pseudonym of Kammamuri's as tribute to a character in Pirates of Malaysia by Emilio Salgari.
According to Micocci the choice of using a pseudonym was a sign of shyness and insecurity of Gaetano:. He believed he didn't have a Aida - Riccardo Cocciante / Rino Gaetano / New Perigeo - Q Concert voice, so that after the release of I Love You Mariannawhen the time came to record his first album, he came and told me that it would be Eros Ramazzotti - Best Love Songs to get someone else to sing the songs.
I, of course, I laughed and sent him in the studio. The LP featured many of the themes that would characterise his work, such as issues of isolation, marginalisation and exclusion, as well as his lively style and intelligent, witty lyrics. The Spanish version of "Ad esempio a me piace Unusually, the 45 contained only one song, but it was split into two. Even the verse "who plays Sanremo" is sad and negative, because anyone who plays Sanremo, doesn't think of those who "live in barracks".
With this album, he tries to capture the listener's attention with dramatic narratives, especially loneliness and alienation, the main themes of the album.
On the album, Gaetano began to explore new sounds and instruments including the sitarthe banjo and the mandolinenabling him to obtain a more complex and mature album. Gaetano is Stop Crying Your Heart Out - Oasis - Heathen Chemistry atypical figure: there is the difficulty of finding genres to fit him into, trends in which to place him, which is the best compliment that you can give.
The music, made a few chords, is built intelligently and pleasantly. The voice is aggressive, deliberately crude words are fun, the lyrics have allegories, the visual images are faster, No Fucks Given - +HIRS+ - The First 100 Songs photography.
The choice of the name refers to the work of the great Italian opera composer Giuseppe Verdibut for Gaetano, Aida is the embodiment of all women and of Italy itself.
Through the figure of Aida, Rino researches and recounts moments in Italian history with a completely original, almost photographic, observation. Although not generally recognised outside of Italy, the Sanremo Music Festival is Aida - Riccardo Cocciante / Rino Gaetano / New Perigeo - Q Concert popular annual song contest.
Due to its pop music roots and pop culture positioning, it was not felt to be a route for a serious musician. However, pressure from RCA encouraged Gaetano to take part. The performance of Giannaalso included the first time the word 'sex' was used onstage at Sanremo. Later discussing his performance at Sanremo, Gaetano remarked: "The festival is a walkway and like all walkways, it gives you three minutes to make a speech that you would normally do in a two hour show.
So you have to find a way. For my part, I have chosen the way of paradox, a bit like Carmelo Bene. Bruno Franceschelli recalls the event: "The performance in Sanremo, from my point of view, was a demonstration of his talent as an artist. He brought a new air, funny and irreverent, and once again demonstrated his free spirit, free to laugh and joke on the 'sacred soil' of Sanremo. The song went on to dominate the charts for several weeks.
It remained in the Top Ten for 14 weeks and sold overcopies. A version of the song in German was released by Wolfgang Petry. During the programme, emerging musicians are invited to comment on their own songs. The programme was called "E cantava le canzoni", a title taken from the fourth album of the singer. He replied, "The songs are not political texts and I do not make speeches. This is just teasing. Some verses of the song contain lists of names of people who at that time were prominent on the radio, television and newspapers.
Some of the names included in the first version were deleted or replaced. For example, in the original version, written before his kidnapping, appeared the name of Aldo Moro. As a result of subsequent events, the name was later deleted from the text of the song, so as to avoid creating controversy.
But other names were also deleted including the journalist Indro Montanellithe actor Lino BanfiSinatraMichele Sindona Italian banker and convicted criminal and the president of the Italian defence company Finmeccanica Camillo Crociani who was involved in the Lockheed scandal and the illegal Masonic Propaganda Due P2 lodge.
In that year Gaetano participated in a tour and some evening events, the most famous of these is definitely Discomare '78 and specifically the final night held in the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento on 23 August The singer was supposed to sing Nuntereggae more, but Rai tries to stop him and Rino in protest leaves the event.
The title chosen is "Corta el rollo ya" cut it short and the singer adapts the text by inserting characters of Spanish politics and entertainment as CarrilloPirri and Susan Estrada. The album will be released in the spring and get some success. Rino took part in his first Festivalbar and then, in October, he attended the Discoestate in Rieti. On this occasion, in protest at having to sing along to playback, when the music starts, instead of pretending to sing, he decides to act indifferent and smokes a cigarette.
I do not fear them! They will not succeed! I feel that, in the future, my songs will be sung by future generations, that, thanks to mass communication, they will understand what I mean tonight! They will understand and open their eyes, rather than having them full of salt!
And you wonder what happened on the beach Capocotta. Inhe also played the role of the Fox from Pinocchio in a movie directed by Carmelo Bene and filmed in Rome. The career and life of Gaetano were interrupted on 2 Juneat the age of thirty, as a result of a car accident. He had Aida - Riccardo Cocciante / Rino Gaetano / New Perigeo - Q Concert been in a traffic accident earlier that year on 8 January, when a Jeep had driven the wrong way along the road and pushed Gaetano's Volvo against the guardrail: the singer was unharmed while his car was completely destroyed.
Gaetano had finally decided to buy a new Volvo in metallic gray. On 2 June, at about 3 am, Rino was returning home alone in his car. The front and right side of the Volvo were destroyed. When help arrived, Rino was already in a coma and at the hospital, an x-ray showed a fracture at the base of the skull, various wounds to the forehead, a fractured right molar and a suspected fracture of the sternum.
However, the clinic did not have a department for cranial injuries and the doctor on duty, Dr. Novelli, tried in vain to contact another hospital with a cranial trauma department. He contacted by phone St. John, St. At 6am, Rino Gaetano died. There was a great deal of controversy about this Ocean Deep - Palace (14) - Lost In The Night, because of the failure of any of the contacted hospitals to help Gaetano and thus, an investigation was launched.
On 4 June his funeral was held in the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in which Gaetano had planned to get married. His funeral was a big event, attended by many relatives, friends, members of the music industry, RCA executives and fans.
Initially he was buried in the small cemetery of Mentanabut on 17 October his body was transferred to the Verano cemetery, where it remains. In recent years, the lyrics of the unpublished song "La ballata di Renzo" The Ballad of Renzo has drawn a lot of attention — a song written by Rino more than ten years before his death. This song tells the story of a boy named Renzo, who died under similar circumstances. Renzo is hit by a car and dies after being rejected by many hospitals in Rome for lack of Besame Mucho - Teresa Brewer - Jimmy Dorsey Medley, while his friends are at the bar.
The song even references three of the hospitals that refused to treat Gaetano on 2 June due to lack of beds: General Hospital, San Giovanni and San Camillo. This is a topic Phantom (Part II) - Justice - Phantom popular discussion.
Gaetano's death was discussed on 27 November in a short radio program broadcast on Radio DeeJay by Carlo Lucarelliwho uses a writer-documentary narrative form to reconstruct unsolved crimes related to the world of music. The first book on his life, also the first official biography, was published in20 years after his death.
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