Paolo Conte
Italian musician
Paolo Conte
Paolo Conte is an Italian singer, pianist, composer, and lawyer notable for his grainy, resonant voice, his colourful and dreamy compositions (evocative of Italian and Mediterranean sounds, as well as of jazz music, South American atmospheres, and of French-language singers like Jacques Brel and Georges Brassens) and his wistful, sometimes melancholic lyrics.
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Sierra Leone emerges from Ebola nightmare
Yahoo News - over 1 year
The Ebola epidemic is expected to be declared over in Sierra Leone on Saturday, when the west African nation will have gone 42 days without any new infections. Guinea is now monitoring 382 possible contacts, 141 of them deemed "high risk", it said. Palo Conteh, the head of Sierra Leone's Ebola response, told a news conference in Freetown on Wednesday there were no plans for "an elaborate celebration".
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Families Of Zetas Victims Find No Peace
Huffington Post - over 3 years
SANTA MARIA ACUITLAPILCO, Mexico -- A black ribbon has hung above the front door of Pablo Cote's family home ever since his body was pulled from a mass grave more than two years ago. When the family sits down at the dining room table they make an offering to him, placing a plate of beefsteak with green sauce and fresh blue tortillas on the altar with his photo. Cote was kidnapped while driving back from the U.S. border to the east-central state of Tlaxcala in March 2011. He was beaten to death, part of the mass killing of 193 bus passengers and other travelers by the Zetas in northeastern Tamaulipas state. Zetas leader Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, the man believed to have ordered those and countless other killings, was captured last week by Mexican marines who intercepted his pickup truck on a dirt road outside the border city of Nuevo Laredo. But his arrest has brought little comfort to the survivors haunted by the cruelty their loved ones suffered before they ...
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Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin: Dog Ears Music: Volume 247
Huffington Post - over 4 years
Two GallantsTwo Gallants is the two-headed singing rock monster shared by Adam Stephens (guitar, harmonica) and Tyson Vogel (drums). Besties since the age of 5 (see album cover) the duo started to whittle their music bones at the age of 12, and by 2002 they dubbed themselves Two Gallants, setting their four full-lengths and a handful-plus of projects into the ether. They have since toured the world over. Collaborations/shared stages include John Congleton, PAPA, Dead Ships and Against Me! While only two, the gentlemen sound like a pack of melodic bad boys. Download "Dyin' Crapshooter's Blues" (Bonus Track), from their 2012 The Bloom and the Blight. Turn it up! Buy: iTunes.com Genre: Alternative Artist: Two Gallants Song: Dyin' Crapshooter's Blues (Bonus Track) Album: The Bloom and the Blight Black MilkMC hip-hop producer/rapper Black Milk was born Curtis Cross in early '80s Motor City. He made his early bones with Slum Village and co-founded B.R. Gunna. By ...
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Il “Premio Tenco” bussa alle porte di Como - Il Corriere di Como
Google News - over 5 years
Paolo Conte e Roberto Benigni, che al “Premio Tenco” voleva fare il cantautore, sono nati con noi e credo che all'Italia abbiano dato tantissimo, non soltanto in termini di immagine». Con il tour di “Tenco Ascolta” avete cercato di autopromuovervi
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Al Jazz Village, Di Gregorio-Manzi 4tet, in scena i sideman dei grandi - Vivere Pesaro
Google News - over 5 years
La formazione, capitanata dal marimbista Daniele Di Gregorio (da anni percussionista ufficiale del cantautore Paolo Conte) e da Massimo Manzi, uno dei batteristi marchigiani più apprezzati in Italia, si avvale della collaborazione di due giovani
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Paolo Conte illumina la notte ascolana - Il Resto del Carlino
Google News - over 5 years
Ascoli, 28 agosto 2011 - Paolo Conte ha illuminato la notte ascolana con una tappa del suo tour che lo vede protagonista nelle capitali europee. Ieri sera l'artista 74enne ha sedotto la splendida piazza del Popolo. Cantautore, pianista, amante di jazz,
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Ascoli Piceno, Paolo Conte e Nelson in Piazza del Popolo - 2duerighe
Google News - over 5 years
Ma di Paolo Conte ovviamente. Insieme a questo unico e poliedrico personaggio nostrano, che spazia dall'essere cantautore, paroliere e avvocato, sul palco ci sará anche Nelson, l'ultimo lavoro di Conte che risale allo scorso anno, probabilmente il
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Concerto esclusivo in Centro Italia di Paolo Conte - Il Quotidiano
Google News - over 5 years
Sabato 27 agosto 2011 con inizio alle ore 21.30, dopo anni di assenza, torna nelle Marche il Maetro Paolo Conte per un concerto in esclusiva Centro Italia. L'evento, organizzato da Piceno Eventi e Murciano Iniziative in collaborazione con
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Musica: Paolo Conte, odio sentirmi cantare - Adnkronos/IGN
Google News - over 5 years
Cosi' si racconta Paolo Conte, in un'intervista al quotidiano "la Repubblica". Conte, che si definisce "un timido matricolato", confessa poi il suo debito con un luogo dell'infanzia: "'La Favorita', una tenuta nell'astigiano che mio nonno aveva
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Salon questionnaire: Pascale Beaudin - Telegraph-Journal (registration)
Google News - over 5 years
Mostly classical music, but also some Beatles, Amy Winehouse, Paolo Conte and Jacques Brel. Accounting and mechanics. I do know how to change a tire and siphon gasoline, though. What is the greatest public misconception about classical singing?
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Paolo Conte ad Alghero, l'imprevedibile poeta del canto - AgoraVox Italia
Google News - over 5 years
Paolo Conte ad Alghero, l'imprevedibile poeta del canto. Esemplare suite di musica e testi con l'orchestra diretta dall'Avvocato astigiano. Finale silente con il pubblico che implora “Azzurro”. L'atteso appuntamento d'essai del decimo Festivalguer
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Bari - UTO UGHI, SALVATORE ACCARDO E PAOLO CONTE TRA GLI OSPITI DELLA CAMERATA - PUGLIALIVE.NET
Google News - over 5 years
Il cartellone della 70ª comprenderà anche diversi eventi straordinari: al primo posto il cantautore Paolo Conte che si esibirà il 17 febbraio 2012, al Teatro Petruzzelli. Un dato confortante che fin d'ora caratterizza la nuova stagione della Camerata è
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Paolo Conte a Varese Unico concerto in Lombardia - La Provincia di Varese
Google News - over 5 years
VARESE Quello in programma sabato primo ottobre a Varese, al Teatro Apollonio, sarà l'unico concerto di Paolo Conte in Lombardia nel 2011. Un particolare in più per non perdere il live del grande cantautore astigiano. Sul palco anche Nunzio Barbieri
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FOURVIERE : PAOLO CONTE - Tribune de Lyon
Google News - over 5 years
C'est parce qu'il a décidé un jour d'abandonné les prétoires que l'on peut claquer des doigts sur Vi...(lire la suite) A contre-courant depuis 40 ans, Bryan Ferry est capable de reprendre du Lennon, faire poser Kate Mos...(lire la suite) Le seul film
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Paolo Conte all'Argentario: unica data toscana del tour europeo - Nove da Firenze
Google News - over 5 years
Paolo Conte sarà a Porto Santo Stefano nell'unica data toscana dell'estate 2011. Il cantautore astigiano, impegnato in un tour nelle principali città europee, si esibirà lunedì 8 agosto (ore 21.30) all'Argentario Polo Club all'interno del Festival
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Sirius K1 enjoys busy summer season - L&Si Online (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
... summer events for which Sirius is deploying its system are the Bayern 1 Open Air concert at the Munich Konigsplatz, with Status Quo and the Spider Murphy Gang, and Stuttgart Jazz Open, with BB King, Chicago, Blood, Sweat and Tears and Paolo Conte
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Paolo Conte
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2006
    Age 69
    Some of his hits were used in many movies, for example "Come Di" in I Am David (2003), and Mickey Blue Eyes (1999), "Via con me" in French Kiss (1995), Mostly Martha (2001), Welcome to Collinwood (2002), and the "Fritz" Coca Cola commercial that was widely shown in US movie theaters in early 2006.
    More Details Hide Details As well as in No Reservations (2007), "Sparring Partner" in 5x2 (2004) (French humourist Pierre Desproges used both in his Chroniques de la haine ordinaire.) In the movie "Carnage", directed by Polanski, husband and wife -existing in reality- call each other "doodle", ("toutou" in French) as a reference to Via Con Me from Paolo Conte "tu tu tu", one of their most preferred song.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1974
    Age 37
    Conte began his solo career with a 1974 self-titled LP, with subsequent efforts like 1987's Aguaplano and 1990's Parole D'Amore Scritte a Macchina enjoying considerable success throughout Europe. 1998's Paolo Conte, a greatest-hits collection, was his first U.S. release.
    More Details Hide Details His compilation album is titled The Best of Paolo Conte.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1937
    Age 0
    Born on January 6, 1937.
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