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Domenico Modugno

Domenico Modugno (Italian pronunciation: [doˈmeːniko moˈduɲɲo]; 9 January 1928 – 6 August 1994) was an Italian singer, songwriter, actor, guitarist, and later in life, a member of the Italian Parliament. He is known for his 1958 international hit song "Nel blu dipinto di blu", for which he received Grammy Awards for Record and Song of the Year. He is considered the first Italian cantautore.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 9th, 1928 (Polignano a Mare), Died August 6th, 1994 (Lampedusa)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1947 - 1962

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, guitar

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 56 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 105288 7/10/1958 Nel blu dipinto di blu Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 105521 approximately 1958 Ventu d'estati Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 105522 approximately 1958 Don Fifi Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 105523 approximately 1958 Vecchio frak Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 105524 approximately 1958 O cafe Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 105525 8/18/1958 Strada 'n fosa Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 105526 8/18/1958 A pizza c'a pummarola Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 105527 8/18/1958 Resta cu' mme Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 105528 8/18/1958 La Cicoria Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 105529 8/18/1958 O specchio Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 105530 8/18/1958 Pasqualino Maragia Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 105549 8/25/1958 Strada 'n fosa Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 105550 8/25/1958 IO (pronounced EE-O) Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 105551 8/25/1958 Stay here with me Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 105552 8/25/1958 [Unknown title(s)] Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 105570 9/2/1958 Strada 'n fosa Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 105571 9/2/1958 Resta cu'mme Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 105874 10/2/1958 Come prima Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 105875 10/22/1958 Ciao, ciao, my lady Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 105911 10/29/1958 Come prima Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 106005 1958 or earlier La sveglietta Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 106250 11/16/1958 Musetto Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 106251 11/16/1958 Laneve di un annofa Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 106252 11/16/1958 La pisce spada Domenico Modugno vocalist  
Decca 106253 11/16/1958 Io, mammeta e tu Domenico Modugno vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 56 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Modugno, Domenico," accessed January 15, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/332068.

Modugno, Domenico. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 15, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/332068.

"Modugno, Domenico." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 15 January 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/332068

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