Pino Donaggio

About Pino Donaggio

Who is it?: Composer, Soundtrack, Music Department
Birth Day: November 24, 1941
Birth Place:  Burano, Veneto, Italy, Italy
Occupation: composer

Pino Donaggio

Pino Donaggio was born on November 24, 1941 in  Burano, Veneto, Italy, Italy, is Composer, Soundtrack, Music Department. Born in Burano (Venice) in 1941, Pino Donaggio studied violin at the Conservatory of Venice and Milan.After a period of adolescent performer of classical music with the Solisti Veneti and the Soloists of Milan, in 1959 he began to devote himself to the pop music that soon led to international success.He has participated in ten editions of the Sanremo Festival getting a 3rd place in 1963 with the song "Giovane giovane" and a 4th place in 1966 with the song "Una casa in cima al mondo". His best-known song and performed is 1965 "Io che non vivo (senza te)" starring, among others, also by Elvis Presley.Since 1973, Donaggio began gradually to abandon pop music to devote himself to composing music for films. In over forty years of activity it has put together more than two hundred soundtracks for the big and small screen, both in Italy and abroad.He lives and works in Venice.
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Occupation Composer
Age 81 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born November 24, 1941 ( Burano, Veneto, Italy, Italy)
Birthday November 24
Town/City  Burano, Veneto, Italy, Italy
Nationality Italy

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Born in Burano (an island of Venice), into a family of Musicians, Donaggio began studying violin at the age of ten, first at the Benedetto Marcello conservatory in Venice, followed by the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Milan. At the age of 14, he made his solo debut in a Vivaldi concert for Italian radio, then went on to play for both the I Solisti Veneti and the Solisti di Milano. The discovery of rock and roll during the summer of 1959 ended Donaggio's classical career when he made his singing debut with Paul Anka. He then began to write his own songs and established himself as one of Italy's prominent singer-songwriters. He took part in the Sanremo Festival with "Come sinfonia" (1961) and had a string of successes including "Una casa in cima al mondo".


However, his greatest hit was the 1965 hit "Io che non vivo", which sold 80 million records worldwide and was performed most popularly in English as "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me" by Dusty Springfield and Elvis Presley.


In 2012 he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the World Soundtrack Academy.

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