Jan. 3, 1920 Naples Provincia di Napoli Campania, Italy
May 20, 2001 Rome Provincia di Roma Lazio, Italy
Italian Singer. He was a great innovator of Italian singing, revolutionizing traditional Neapolitan song. He was best known for his 1956 hit about postwar Italy "You Want To Play American". He was born in Naples and began his career at 17 after studying piano at the conservatory.