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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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Domenico Modugno - Dio come ti amo

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The great Domenico Modugno, best known for his hit song, Nel blu dipinto di blu [Volare], came in first at the San Remo Festival in 1966 with the song, Dio come ti amo. The Italian lyrics are very clear, and very romantic!

Domenico Modugno - Cosa sono le nuvole? Di Pier Paolo Pasolini

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Italy

This is part of a film, Capriccio all'italiana shot in 1967-1968. This episode was directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini. The singer is Domenico Modugno, and you'll also see Totò. This was Totò's last film appearance.

Domenico Modugno - Volare

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Italy

Modugno appears in this vintage clip on the Ed Sullivan Show and sings what is probably the most popular Italian song ever. Franco Migliacci, the songwriter, was inspired to write the song by the paintings of Marc Chagall.

Domenico Modugno - Meraviglioso

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Italy

Modugno sings a song written by Riccardo Pazzaglia, which quite closely resembles the current interest in gratitude or blessings journals.

Domenico Modugno - Vecchio frac

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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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