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Armando Trovajoli

Armando Trovajoli (also Trovaioli, 2 September 1917 – 28 February 2013) was an Italian film composer and pianist with over 300 credits as composer and/or conductor, many of them jazz scores for exploitation films of the Commedia all'italiana genre. He collaborated with Vittorio De Sica on a number of projects, including one segment of Boccaccio '70. Trovajoli was also the author of several Italian musicals: among them, Rugantino and Aggiungi un posto a tavola.

Trovajoli was the husband of actress Pier Angeli. He died in Rome at the age of 95 on 28 February 2013.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 2, 1917 (Rome), Died February 28, 2013 (Rome)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1952 - 1955

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MBS-093925 10-in. before 5/19/1953 Anna (El Negro Zumbón) Tony Camargo ; Pérez Prado Orchestra ; Carmencita Pernett Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet composer  
Gramophone 0GA1949 10-in. 1952 Thelō apopse na chorepsōme mazy (Θελω αποψε να χορεψωμε μαζυ) Egia Stēl (Εγια Στηλ) ; Trio Kitara (Τριο Κιταρα) Female vocal solo and vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble composer  
RCA (International) 2E5VB-1088 10" before 10/10/1955 Fontana degli amanti Rino Luigi Sentieri ; Sestetto "Cabala" Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
RCA (International) 2E5VB-1164 10" before 8/23/1955 Dans la vie Nilla Pizzi ; Armando Trovajoli Female vocal solo, with orchestra leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Trovajoli, Armando," accessed May 28, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352771.

Trovajoli, Armando. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 28, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352771.

"Trovajoli, Armando." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 28 May 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352771

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