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Renato Rascel

Name:Renato Ranucci
Born:27-4-1912
Nationality:Italian
   
National Finals:Festival di San Remo 1960
ESC Entries:Romantica (1960)
   
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Biography

Renato Rascel was an Italian film actor, singer, and songwriter. At the age of 14 Renato started to play drums in ballrooms around Rome. Soon after, he joined the Di Fiorenza Sisters as an actor, dancer and clown and in 1934 he was hired for his first big role by the Schwarts Brothers in the operetta “Al Cavallino bianco”. In 1935, he joined Elena Gray for his first foreign tour in Africa. In 1941 he created his own theater company. He appeared in 50 films between 1942 and 1972, and played in musicals, theatre.In his career, Rascel had established himself as a comic and dramatic actor, dancer, singer and songwriter. His most famous song, “Arrivederci Roma,” is among the three most famous Italian songs of all time. 

Renato Rascel dien on January 2, 1991, aged 78

Entries

Country:Italy
Year:1960
Language:Italian
   
Artist:Renato Rascel
Song:Romantica
Lyrics:Dino Verde
Composer(s):Renato Rascel
Conductor:Cinico Angelini
   
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Points:5
Position:8
Running order:12
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