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Giovanni D'Anzi

voc, p, *1935 IT, Milan
Composer / Songwriter of World, Folk and Pop
A.k.a. Confaloni Notorius (4)

Giovanni D'Anzi (1 January 1906 – 15 April 1974) was an Italian songwriter.D'Anzi was born in Milan. In 1935 he wrote music and lyrics of "O mia bela Madonina" ("My beautiful little Madonna"), a song dedicated to his hometown which soon became very popular and a sort of unofficial city anthem.Most of their songs were in Milanese dialect, and described ironically characters of the past in Milan, for example "La gagarella del Biffi Scala" (the spoiled daughter of Mr Biffi Scala) and "El Tumiami de Luret" (the braggart from Loreto)

        
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Piano
Genres
  • World
  • Folk
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Latin
Popular Tracks   
Oh mia bella Madonnina on Le più belle canzoni Milanesi by Giovanni D'Anzi
Lassa pur chè el mond el disa on Le più belle canzoni Milanesi by Giovanni D'Anzi
Nostalgia de Milan on Le più belle canzoni Milanesi by Giovanni D'Anzi
El tu mi ami de Lorett on Le più belle canzoni Milanesi by Giovanni D'Anzi
La gagarella del Biffi Scala on Le più belle canzoni Milanesi by Giovanni D'Anzi
El barbisin on Le più belle canzoni Milanesi by Giovanni D'Anzi
El biscella on Le più belle canzoni Milanesi by Giovanni D'Anzi
On milanes sentimental on Le più belle canzoni Milanesi by Giovanni D'Anzi
Quater pass in galleria on Le più belle canzoni Milanesi by Giovanni D'Anzi
El parucchee de donna on Le più belle canzoni Milanesi by Giovanni D'Anzi

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
I Canzôn De MilanGiovanni D'Anzi1994Compil.
Le Canzoni Milanesi Di Giovanni D'AnziGiovanni D'Anzi1973Single
Le Canzoni Milanesi Di Giovanni D'AnziGiovanni D'Anzi1973Single
Per Amor Del Ciel Quatter Pass In GalleriaGiovanni D'Anzi1972Single
Le Canzoni Milanesi Di Giovanni D'AnziGiovanni D'Anzi1967Album
I Canzon De La Mia PortaSergio Renda / Giovanni D'Anzi1964Single
Dighel A La Tua Mamma / Stufida TangoGiovanni D'Anzi / Pino Simonetta1964Single
Metropoli' Metropolà / La Mamma La DormaGiovanni D'Anzi / Gisella Fusi1964Single
O Mia Bela MadòninaRenzo Mori / Giovanni D'Anzi1963Single
La Gagarella Del Biffi Scala / El Perruchée De DonaGiovanni D'AnziSingle
Le Poesie Di Sergio Orsi - Immagin E Color Del Nost MilanSergio Orsi, Giovanni D'AnziAlbum
Quand Sona I Campan... / I Tôsann De MilanGiovanni D'AnziSingle
Lassa Pûr Che El Mond El Disa / El Tu Mi Ami De LurettGiovanni D'AnziSingle
El Me Paes / La MadonninaRoberto Motta, Giovanni D'AnziSingle
O Mia Bela Madônina / Mariolina De Porta RomanaGiovanni D'AnziSingle
I Canzôn De MilanGiovanni D'AnziAlbum
Nôstalgia De Milan / Sentiss Ciamà PapàGiovanni D'AnziSingle
Quater Pass In Galleria / El BarbisinGiovanni D'AnziSingle
Inscè...Canti La BrianzaRiccardo Pontiggia, Giovanni D'AnziSingle
On Milanes Sentimental / El BiscellaGiovanni D'AnziSingle
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