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Bruno Canfora

p, 1924-2017 IT, Milan
Musician / Composer / Arranger / Conductor of Pop and Jazz
A.k.a. J. Roversol

Bruno Canfora (Born November 6,1924 in Milano, passed away August 6, 2017 in Tavernelle, Perugia) was an Italian composer, conductor, and music arranger. Canfora studied piano at an early age, then studied oboe at the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Milano. During the Second World War, he played several concerts with his group in Trieste. After the war, he moved to Torino and became conductor of the Castellino Danze Orchestra. Besides having composed scores for television programs and films, Canfora is known for his work in pop music, particularly for his collaboration with Mina, for whom he composed the songs Brava and Sono come tu mi vuoi. He also composed songs for Rita Pavone, Ornella Vanoni, Shirley Bassey, and the Kessler Twins. Canfora was the conductor for the Sanremo Music Festival in 1961.

  • Pop
  • Jazz
  • Soundtrack
  • R&B/Soul
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Dirty Gang on Il trucido e lo sbirro by Bruno Canfora
Echoes of Harlem on Duke Ellington Story by Bruno Canfora
Cotton Tail on Duke Ellington Story by Bruno Canfora
Dirty Ballad on Il trucido e lo sbirro by Bruno Canfora
Luna Caprese on Riviera by Bruno Canfora
Riviera on Riviera by Bruno Canfora
La regina dei tartari, Seq. 13 - Finale on La regina dei tartari by Bruno Canfora
Adriatico on Riviera by Bruno Canfora
Love in Portofino on Riviera by Bruno Canfora
Montecarlo on Riviera by Bruno Canfora

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
La Regina Dei Tartari (Original Motion Picture Score)Bruno Canfora2014Album
Spia Spione / Riuscirà Il Nostro Eroe A Ritrovare Il Più Grande Diamante Del Mondo? (Corri Corri Jimmy Logan) / Colpo Di Sole (Original Motion Picture Soundtracks)Bruno Canfora / Italo Greco / Gianni Boncompagni2011Compil.
Tribute To EllingtonBruno Canfora2005Album
LulùBruno Canfora1986Album
La Banda Del TrucidoBruno Canfora, Giorgio Cascio1977Single
Il Trucido E Lo SbirroBruno Canfora / Giorgio Cascio1976Single
Monaco ConcertoBruno Canfora1962Single
Musiche Di Scena N. 1Bruno CanforaAlbum
Musiche Di Scena N. 2Bruno CanforaAlbum
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