Franco Battiato (1945–2021)

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Franco Battiato was born on March 23, 1945 in Jonia, Sicily, Italy as Francesco Battiato. He died on May 18, 2021 in Milo, Sicily. See full bio »


(age 76) in Milo, Sicily, Italy

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Known For

Lost Love Writer
Children of Men Soundtrack
Musikanten Composer


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 2020 Est - Dittatura Last Minute (performer: "Voglio vederti danzare", "L'ombra della luce") / (writer: "Voglio vederti danzare", "L'ombra della luce")
 2020 The Macaluso Sisters (performer: "Inverno")
 2019 Kebab King (Short) (lyrics: "Cuccurucucu") / (writer: "Cuccurucucu")
 2019 The Staggering Girl (Short) (performer: "Ritornerai")
 2018 Royal Recipes (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Royal Wedding Special: Royal Engagements (2018) ... (performer: "Era D'estate" - uncredited)
 2018 L'animale (performer: "L'Animale")
 2018 When You No Longer Love Me (writer: "La Stagione Dell'Amore")
 2018 Blessed Madness (performer: "La stagione dell'amore") / (writer: "La stagione dell'amore")
 2017 Call Me by Your Name (performer: "Radio Varsavia") / (writer: "Radio Varsavia")
  Ochéntame... otra vez (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (writer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015)
- La juventud canta y baila (2015) ... (performer: "Quiero verte danzar") / (writer: "Quiero verte danzar")
- Enamorados de la Moda (2014) ... (performer: "Centro de gravedad permanente") / (writer: "Centro de gravedad permanente")
 2015 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blue (Da Ba Dee) (2015) ... (writer: "80's Stars")
 2015 Pietralata (Documentary short) (performer: "Da Oriente a Occidente", "Nel cantiere di un'infanzia", "I cancelli della memoria ") / (writer: "Da Oriente a Occidente", "Nel cantiere di un'infanzia", "I cancelli della memoria ")
  El convidat (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode #4.8 (2013) ... (performer: "Centro di gravità permanente") / (writer: "Centro di gravità permanente")
  Cuéntame (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Tú a Triana, yo a San Genaro (2013) ... (performer: "Centro de gravedad permanente") / (writer: "Centro de gravedad permanente")
  No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Televisió i publicitat (2012) ... (performer: "I treni di Tozeur") / (writer: "I treni di Tozeur")
 2011 La vita facile (performer: "La stagione dell'amore") / (writer: "La stagione dell'amore")
 2010 Todas las canciones hablan de mí (performer: "La estación de los amores") / (writer: "La estación de los amores")
 2009 Ex (performer: "La canzone dell'amore perduto")
  La tele de tu vida (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Episode #1.15 (2007) ... (performer: "Nómadas") / (writer: "Nómadas")
 2006 Children of Men (performer: "Ruby Tuesday")
 2005 Manual of Love (performer: "Insieme a te non ci sto più", "Ritornerai", "Se mai (Smile)")
 2003 Io no (writer: "Un' Estate Al Mare")
 2003 Lost Love (performer: "Perduto amore", "Rielaborazione di Franco Battiato da un tema di Ildegarde von Bingen", "Estratti da Campi Magnetici", "Beim Schlafengehen") / (writer: "Estratti da Campi Magnetici")
 1999 La guerra degli Antò (performer: "La stagione dell'amore") / (writer: "La stagione dell'amore")
 1996 Ferie d'agosto (writer: "Centro di gravità permanente", "Un'estate al mare")
 1989 Red Wood Pigeon (writer: "E ti vengo a cercare" (1988))
 1988 La une est à vous (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 3 December 1988 (1988) ... (performer: "Nomadi")
  La tarde (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1987) (writer - 1 episode, 1987)
- Episode dated 7 July 1987 (1987) ... (performer: "Nómadas", "Quiero verte danzar (Voglio vederti danzare)", "Perspectiva Nevsky") / (writer: "Quiero verte danzar (Voglio vederti danzare)")
 1985 The Mass Is Ended (performer: "I treni di Tozeur") / (writer: "I treni di Tozeur")
 1984 Eurovision Song Contest 1984 (TV Special) (performer: "I treni di Tozeur") / (writer: "I treni di Tozeur")
 1983 Toxic Love (writer: "Per Elisa")
 1983 Bianca (performer: "Scalo a Grado") / (writer: "Scalo a Grado")
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[About Quentin Tarantino] Does he think Italian cinema sucks? I think the same of his. I have no preconceptions about any kind of cinema, but I certainly don't like his trash.

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