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Renato Carosone (1920–2001)

Great composer and pianist, Carosone retired from the scene when he was only 40, after composing many songs in the Napoletan language: Tu vuo'fa l'americano, Maruzzella, Torero o'Sarracino and many more. He has made his contribution to Napoletan music diffusion all over the world. See full bio »


(age 81) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Raging Bull
Raging Bull Soundtrack
The American
The American Soundtrack
The Talented Mr. Ripley


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 2016 Trolls (writer: "We No Speak Americano")
 2016 Amanda Knox (Documentary) (as Carosone, "Tu Vuo' Fa L'Americano") / (performer: "Tu Vuo' Fa L'Americano")
 2014/I Swing (writer: "Tu vuò fa l'americano")
 2014 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Week 8: Blackpool Special (2014) ... (writer: "We No Speak Americano" - uncredited)
- Week 5 (2014) ... (writer: "We No Speak Americano" - uncredited)
 2013 The Great Beauty (writer: "We No Speak Americano")
 2012 A Perfect Plan (writer: "We no speak Americano")
 2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (writer: "We No Speak Americano")
 2011 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (writer: "WE NO SPEAK AMERICANO")
 2011 The Inbetweeners Movie (as Carosone, "We No Speak No Americano")
 2011 The Sex Education Show (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Great British Sex Survey (2011) ... (writer: "We No Speak Americano" - uncredited)
 2011 The Block (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Key Challenge (2011) ... (writer: "We No Speak Americano" - uncredited)
  Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #7.4 (2011) ... (performer: "Torero") / (writer: "Torero")
- Episode #2.4 (2007) ... (performer: "Piccolissima serenata")
 2011 Hop (writer: "We No Speak Americano")
 2007-2011 Memòries de la tele (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #5.18 (2011) ... (performer: "Ricordate Marcellino")
- Episode #3.25 (2009) ... (performer: "Torero")
- Episode #2.31 (2008) ... (performer: "Hei cumpari")
- Episode #1.10 (2007) ... (performer: "Hei cumpari")
 2010 Prozhektorperiskhilton (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Aleksandr Gordon (2010) ... (music: "You Wanna Be Americano")
 2010 The American (performer: "TU VUÒ FÀ L'AMERICANO") / (writer: "TU VUÒ FÀ L'AMERICANO")
 2010 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2010 Semi-FInal (2010) ... (writer: "We No Speak Americano" - uncredited)
 2008 Del corto a Hollywood (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Tu vuo' fa l'americano")
 2007 Atrapats pel cap d'any (TV Movie) (performer: "Torero")
 2007 ¿Y tú quién eres? (performer: "Pigliate Na Pastiglia") / (writer: "Pigliate Na Pastiglia")
 2006 Olé (performer: "Torero") / (writer: "Torero")
 2006 My Quick Way Out (performer: "Maruzella") / (writer: "Maruzella")
 2004 Festival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Viña 2004: Noche 4 (2004) ... (writer: "Tu vuo fa l'americano" - uncredited)
 2001 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Employee of the Month (2001) ... (writer: "Americano" - uncredited)
 1999 The Talented Mr. Ripley ("TU VUO' FA l'AMERICANO")
 1998 Frivolous Lola (performer: "La Panse")
 1997 La pistola de mi hermano (performer: "Maruzella") / (writer: "Maruzella")
 1980 Raging Bull (performer: "Scapricciatiello (Infatuation)" (1956))
 1973 Blume in Love (lyrics: "Gondoli, Gondola" - as Carosone) / (music: "Gondoli, Gondola" - as Carosone)
 1965 The Love Goddesses (Documentary) (writer: "You Want to Be Americano" - uncredited)
 1962 The Main Attraction (writer: "Gondoli, Gondola" - as Carosone)
 1960 It Started in Naples ("Tu vuò fà l'Americano")
 1959 Dos fantasmas y una muchacha (writer: "Torero" - as M. Renato Carozoni)
 1959 The Swindlers (performer: "Chella La", "Maruzella", "Piccolisima Serenata", "Buonasera Signorina")
 1959 ...and the Wild Wild Women (writer: "Maruzzella" - uncredited)
 1958 Teatro Umberto (writer: "MARUZZELLA" - as Carosone)
 1956 Mermaid of Naples (performer: "Maruzzella", "T'aspetto 'e nove", "Mo vene Natale", "Amaramente", "Che cosa") / (writer: "Maruzzella", "T'aspetto 'e nove", "Mo vene Natale", "Amaramente", "Che cosa")
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Alternate Names:

Carosone | The Renato Carosone Sextet

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