Luigi Tenco

1938 - 1967

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Luigi Tenco (21 March 1938 – 27 January 1967) was an Italian singer-songwriter. After his alleged suicide, he became an icon of love and despair. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luigi Tenco has received more than 273,070 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Luigi Tenco is the 161st most popular musician (up from 298th in 2019), the 965th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,434th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Italian Musician.

Luigi Tenco is most famous for his song "La canzone di Marinella" which was a hit in Italy.

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Among musicians, Luigi Tenco ranks 161 out of 2,675Before him are Vladimir Ashkenazy, Willie Nelson, Stan Getz, Björk, Florian Schneider, and Charles-Valentin Alkan. After him are Oscar Peterson, Giya Kancheli, Frank Farian, Joseph Joachim, Roger Glover, and Anton Diabelli.

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Among people born in 1938, Luigi Tenco ranks 49Before him are Fuad Masum, Abulfaz Elchibey, David Irving, Oliver Reed, Lynn Margulis, and José Altafini. After him are Jean Seberg, Alpha Condé, César Luis Menotti, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, Tomas Lindahl, and Jerry West. Among people deceased in 1967, Luigi Tenco ranks 28Before him are Rodion Malinovsky, Wolfgang Köhler, Richard Kuhn, Jayne Mansfield, Brian Epstein, and Hermann Joseph Muller. After him are Robert van Gulik, Otis Redding, John Cockcroft, Violeta Parra, Héctor Scarone, and Anthony Mann.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Luigi Tenco ranks 965 out of 4,088Before him are Valentina Visconti, Duchess of Orléans (1371), Giuseppe Conte (1964), Tancred, King of Sicily (1138), Ettore Scola (1931), Mina (1940), and Eleonora Gonzaga (1598). After him are Constance of Sicily, Queen of Aragon (1249), Ernesto Teodoro Moneta (1833), Pietro Bembo (1470), Antonio Caldara (1670), Guarino Guarini (1624), and Lucius Aemilius Paullus (-300).

Among MUSICIANS In Italy

Among musicians born in Italy, Luigi Tenco ranks 6Before him are Niccolò Paganini (1782), Arcangelo Corelli (1653), Giorgio Moroder (1940), Cosima Wagner (1837), and Ludovico Einaudi (1955). After him are Paolo Conte (1937), Giovanni Battista Martini (1706), Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920), Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755), Romano Mussolini (1927), and Lucio Dalla (1943).