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Piero Piccioni (1921–2004)

Piero Piccioni was born in Turin (Italy) on the 6th December 1921. Son of a pure Turinese mother (her maiden name was Marengo), and from here the pseudonym Piero Morgan, which he adopted until 1957. He had played on the radio with his historic Big Band "013" in 1938, to then return, after the liberation of Italy in 1944. His was the first Italian ... See full bio »


(age 82) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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 1993 Yes It Is (Short)
 1990 L'avaro
 1989 12 registi per 12 città (Documentary) (segment "Genova")
 1985 I Am an ESP
 1984 Tutti dentro
 1983 Il tassinaro
 1982/I Fighting Back
 1980 Io e Caterina
 1979 Hypochondriac
 1978 Le témoin
 1976 Dog's Heart
 1975 Fratello mare (Documentary)
 1974 God Under the Skin (Documentary)
 1974 Swept Away
 1974 Kidnap
 1974 Appassionata
 1973 Lucky Luciano
 1972 Le moine
 1972 Dialoghi dell'acciaio (Documentary short)
 1971 Lusty Lovers
 1971 Marta
 1971 The Deserter
 1970 Le coppie (segment "Camera, La")
 1970 Many Wars Ago
 1970 Red Hot Shot
 1970 The Light at the Edge of the World (Documentary short)
 1969 Indianápolis (Short)
 1969 Le altre
 1969 Playgirl 70
 1969 Youth March
 1969 Camille 2000
 1969 Naked England (Documentary)
 1968 Temptation
 1968 Bora Bora
 1968 Kenner
 1968 Capriccio all'italiana (segment "Perchè?")
 1967 Every Man Is My Enemy (as Piero Morgan)
 1967 Matchless
 1967 The Stranger
 1967 The Witches
 1966 After the Fox (Italian version)
 1966 I nostri mariti (segment "Il marito di Roberta")
 1966 M.M.M. 83
 1965 I tre volti
 1964 La fuga
 1964 Tre per una rapina (as Peter Piccioni)
 1963 The Demon
 1963 Contempt (Italian and Spanish version)
 1963 The Terrorist
 1963 Il boom
 1963 The Attic
 1962 Violent Life
 1962 Mafioso
 1962 The Slave
 1962 Anima nera
 1962 World by Night No. 2 (Documentary)
 1962 Roaring Years
 1962 Congo vivo
 1962 Careless
 1961 La viaccia
 1961 Unexpected
 1961 World by Night (Documentary)
 1961 The Assassin
 1960 Le svedesi
 1960 Il gobbo
 1960 Via Margutta
 1960 Bell' Antonio
 1960 L'impiegato
 1959 The Big Night
 1959 The Magliari
 1959 The Overtaxed
 1958 Tempest
 1958 March's Child (as Piero Morgan)
 1957 Il segreto della Sierra Dorada (as Piero Morgan)
 1957 La donna che venne dal mare (as Piero Morgan)
 1957 The Window to Luna Park (as Piero Morgan)
 1957 Guendalina (as Piero Morgan)
 1957 Poor But Beautiful (as Piero Morgan)
 1955 Yalis, la vergine del roncador (as Piero Morgan)
 1954 Riviera (as Piero Morgan)
 1953 The World Condemns Them (as Piero Morgan)
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Italian composer who wrote music for over 300 movies in Italy and abroad for four decades. Debuted as a pianist in the late 1930s and then worked in a jazz orchestra in the early 1940s before composing for the big screen.

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