Monday, 9 May 2011

Festival di Sanremo - Patty Pravo

Patty Pravo (born Nicoletta Strambelli, April 9 1948, Venice, Italy) is an Italian pop singer whose career has spanned more than four decades. In 2011 she participated for the eighth time in the Italian Festival Di Sanremo.

Patty studied music at the conservatory institute of Benedetto Marcello. At the age of 15 she began her singing carreer in the Piper club. In 1966 she recorded her first single, Rgazzo Triste, which was an Italian version of the Sonny & Cher hit But You're Mine. After that Patty had numerous hits in Italy but one of her biggest hits was Pazza Idea, in 1973.

She has been featured on many Italian television programmes. In 1970 Patty hosted her own programme called Bravo Pravo, broadcasted on French television, and in 1978 appeared in highly controversial Italian TV show, Stryx, where she wore provocative clothing which attracted much attention.

In 1994 she travelled to China to record her album Ideogrammi. In 1995 returned to Italy and re-emerged in 1997 with the number 1 hit E Dimmi Che Non Vuoi Morire.

Her last Italian top 10 album has been 2002 Radio Station. In 2004 Pravo released four albums. In 2007 she released a tribute album for Dalida, entitled Spero Che Ti Piaccia… Pour toi. In 2011 she releases the album Nella Terra Dei Pinguini.

Patty has taken part in the Sanremo Music Festival 8 times:

1970: La Spada Nel Cuore, 5th
1984: Per Una Bambola, 10th
1987: Pigramente Signora, 20th
1995: I Giorni Dell’Armonia, 20th
1997: ...E Dimmi Che Non Vuoi Morire, equal 4th
2002: L'immenso, 16th
2009: E Io Verrò Un Giorno Là, equal 4th
2011: Il Vento E Le Rose, equal 11th

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