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Domenico Modugno

1928 - 1994

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Domenico Modugno (Italian pronunciation: [doˈmeːniko moˈduɲɲo]; 9 January 1928 – 6 August 1994) was an Italian singer, actor and, later in life, a member of the Italian Parliament. He is known for his 1958 international hit song "Nel blu dipinto di blu", for which he received Grammy Awards for Record of the Year and Song of the Year. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Domenico Modugno has received more than 589,788 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Domenico Modugno is the 113th most popular singer (down from 81st in 2019), the 810th most popular biography from Italy (down from 652nd in 2019) and the 11th most popular Italian Singer.

Domenico Modugno is most famous for his song "Nel blu dipinto di blu" which was the first song to win the Eurovision Song Contest in 1958.

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Among singers, Domenico Modugno ranks 113 out of 3,528Before him are Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Lata Mangeshkar, Françoise Hardy, Roy Orbison, Renata Tebaldi, and Dolly Parton. After him are Marvin Gaye, Annie Lennox, Carmen Miranda, Harry Belafonte, Bryan Adams, and Maria Malibran.

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Among people born in 1928, Domenico Modugno ranks 39Before him are Martin Landau, Alberto Korda, Martin Cooper, Hans Küng, Geert Hofstede, and Maya Angelou. After him are Carlos Fuentes, Lina Wertmüller, Tommaso Buscetta, Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov, Hardy Krüger, and Manfred Gerlach. Among people deceased in 1994, Domenico Modugno ranks 32Before him are Jan Tinbergen, Telly Savalas, Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia, Robert Doisneau, Vladimir Ivashko, and Gian Maria Volonté. After him are Witold Lutosławski, Pierre Boulle, Marija Gimbutas, Raul Julia, Roger Wolcott Sperry, and Paul Delvaux.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Domenico Modugno ranks 810 out of 4,668Before him are Gian Maria Volonté (1933), Giulia Farnese (1474), Occhiali (1519), Gianni Rivera (1943), Pietro Lorenzetti (1280), and Pescennius Niger (135). After him are Silvio Piola (1913), Giovanni dalle Bande Nere (1498), Giosuè Carducci (1835), Bernardo Provenzano (1933), Tancred, King of Sicily (1138), and William I of Sicily (1126).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Domenico Modugno ranks 11Before him are Andrea Bocelli (1958), Toto Cutugno (1943), Albano Carrisi (1943), Salvatore Adamo (1943), Gigliola Cinquetti (1947), and Renata Tebaldi (1922). After him are Mina (1940), Eros Ramazzotti (1963), Mirella Freni (1935), Alessandro Moreschi (1858), Beniamino Gigli (1890), and Barbara Strozzi (1619).