Luigi Astore

  • Born: (Nizza Monferrato, Asti, Piedmont, Italy)
  • Died: (Turin, Piedmont, Italy) age 67

Luigi Astore was an Italian composer and arranger.

After graduating from the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Turin, he joined Eiar as arranger and conductor; he also plays in some orchestral ensembles.

He also dedicates himself to the composition of songs, often collaborating with Riccardo Morbelli, with whom he writes, among others, his most famous song, Ba ba baciami piccina, launched by Alberto Rabagliati in 1940 and later reinterpreted by many artists, including the Quartetto Cetra, Natalino Otto, Teddy Reno, Rosemary Clooney (translated into English as Botch a Me) and, in 1967 Jula de Palma, in his album Whiskey and Dixie).

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