Domenico Modugno
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Domenico Modugno is best known for his 1958 international hit song "Nel blu dipinto di blu" (in the blue-painted blue) also known as "Volare" (flying). He is considered the first Italian cantautore (singer-songwriter).

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This beautiful ballad was inspired by Raimondo Lanza di Trabia, an aristocrat known for his electrifying personality and for his romantic relationships (Rita Hayworth and Susanna Agnelli among them). At the age of thirty-nine, he threw himself from a hotel window in Rome.

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