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Luigi Tenco (1938–1967)


Italian 'cantautore' (singer/songwriter), a romantic icon of the 1960's whose budding career ended in a tragic suicide at the age of twenty-eight. Luigi grew up in Cassine and Ricaldone Marazion (province Alessandria), the offspring of an illegitimate union between his mother Teresa and a man whose name he never learned. The man whose name he bore... See full bio »

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(2015)
Heartbreaker Soundtrack
(2010)
La Vérité Soundtrack
(1960)
Five Times Two Soundtrack
(2004)

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 1962 La cuccagna
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  Arde Madrid (TV Mini Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2018) (writer - 1 episode, 2018)
- Poco católica (2018) ... (performer: "Ieri") / (writer: "Ieri")
 2016 Dalida (lyrics: "Angela", "Ciao Amore Ciao") / (music: "Angela", "Ciao Amore Ciao") / (performer: "Angela", "Ciao Amore Ciao")
 2015 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (performer: "Il Mio Regno") / (writer: "Il Mio Regno")
 2010 Unlikely Revolutionaries (writer: "Ragazzo mio")
 2010 Heartbreaker (writer: "Ho Capito Che Ti Amo")
 2007 Piano, solo (writer: "Angela")
 2006 Family Hero (writer: "Ho capito che ti amo")
 2005 Dalida (TV Movie) (writer: "Ciao Amore Ciao")
 2004 Five Times Two (performer: "Mi Sono Innamorato Di Te", "Vedrai, Vedrai")
 2000 Ask Me If I'm Happy (performer: "Mi sono innamorato di te") / (writer: "Mi sono innamorato di te")
 1998 A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (lyrics: "Ciao amore ciao") / (music: "Ciao amore ciao")
 1995 Altrove (performer: "Lontano Lontano") / (writer: "Lontano Lontano")
 1983 Time for Loving (writer: "Mi sono innamorata di te")
 1970 Con quale amore, con quanto amore (writer: "Mi sono innamorato di te")
 1962 La cuccagna (performer: "La ballata dell'eroe")
 1960 La Vérité (writer: "Bambolina")
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 2021 Marx Can Wait (Documentary)
Self (uncredited)
 2016 Lundi en histoires (TV Series documentary)
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A rising international singer/songwriter star, he became even more famous for having been pop singer sensation Dalida's lover and protégé when he committed suicide in 1967. She discovered his dead body. See more »

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