Tata Giacobetti

  • Born: (Rome, Lazio, Italy)
  • Died: (Rome, Lazio, Italy) age 66

Tata Giacobetti, born Giovanni Giacobetti, was a singer, double bass player, lyricist and Italian actor. He was one of the members of the Quartetto Cetra.

As part of Quartetto Cetra, Giacobetti's show business career lasted for over forty years. He was singer and actor for radio, stage, TV, cinema and advertising.

Besides singing, he was the group's lyricist, while Virgilio Savona, also a member of the quartet, composed the music. They worked together for four decades and produced hundreds of songs which made up Quartetto Cetra's vast repertoire.

Tata Giacobetti also wrote lyrics for famous Italian composers of that era, such as Gorni Kramer, Giovanni D'Anzi, and Armando Trovajoli.

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