Gian Carlo Testoni

  • Born: (Bologna, Emilia Romagna, Italy)
  • Died: (Tonfano, Marina di Pietrasanta, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy) age 53

Gian Carlo Testoni was an Italian lyricist and journalist
He entered the history of light music as one of the authors of the first winning song of a Sanremo Festival, the famous Grazie Dei Fior sung by Nilla Pizzi; he is also considered, for his activity, one of the fathers of Italian jazz. He worked as a professional journalist and has published numerous books of fiction for boys and two books of poetry, numerous radio plays.


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