Giuni Russo - best Italian singers

Giuni Russo, stage name of Giuseppa Romeo, born in Sicily September 10, 1951, as seen from the vital records. In reality 'the date of his birth is said to be 7 September 1951.

Famous for her stunning vocal range that allowed her to cover almost five octaves, she was able to combine technical unquestionable originality 'composition and sensitivity' interpretation quite extraordinary. These characteristics make this Artist figure more 'peculiar and interesting Italian and international music scene.

Giuni Russo, starts very young to study singing and composition, refining early his exceptional natural talent.

Giuni Russo - best Italian singers
In 1967 he won the Castrocaro Festival with the song To (Hurt by Timi Yuro), logging of law at the Sanremo Festival the following year.

In 1968 he participates with the name Giusy Romeo at the 18th edition of the Sanremo Festival. It presents the song No love, that will 'of his first 45 laps.

In the same year he published two more 45s, containing among others, The Wave and The First Minutes, the Italian version of I Say A Little Prayer Aretha Franklin.

In 1969 he moved to Milan, who will become 'her city' adoption. Meet Maria Antonietta Sisini, musician for 36 years divide into 'with her joys and sorrows in a rare and happy communion of life and art.

In the course of the 70 it changes its name in Junie Russo and recorded several songs in a limited edition for small record labels.

E 'of 1975 his first album, entirely in English, Love Is A Woman, now sought after by collectors. All the tracks are signed by Giuni and Maria Antonietta Sisini.

In 1978, using for the first time the name of art Giuni Russo, get a good response with the lucky 45 laps Suns We / The Key, which is also alleged in the French market.

In the early 80s he started working, he never stopped, with Franco Battiato, who in a recent interview recalled: "... a natural, stunning! It 'the first time I heard her sing was at home I: I was stunned because 'his vocal power (...) went hand in hand with the sensibility' music. What difficult, 'cause when you have a powerful voice usually are a bit' rough. She joined the nuances more 'refined . "

In 1981 Giuni public the refined energies, but the big breakthrough came the following year, in 1982 with the single Un'Estate Al Mare, a track that delivers winning the Festivalbar and it touches the top of the charts where it remained for months, making the public know more 'large. After this success is republished Energie. The resounding success of the song, while it provides great notoriety 'artist, the other affects their career. Not 'in fact easier to keep the balance between the popularity' and that operation of research and experimental music and that 'a constant artistic Giuni.

Subsequent incisions Vox (1983), the Mediterranea (1984), Giuni (1986) and Album (1987), reveal an artist in constant evolution, capable of merging lyricism 'more' easy of his many hits (Good Good Bye, Sere d'agosto, Limonata Cha Cha Cha, Mediterranea, Alghero, Adrenalina) with a unique vocal and instrumental experimentation.

88, with the album A House Ida Rubinstein came the turning point that finally closes its phase "light": producing contamination original and surprising, Giuni performs known arias and arias by Bellini, Donizetti and Verdi, a repertoire that confirms natural vocation Giuni contaminations music more 'avant-garde and the consecrated as the first and only interpreter of the "music of the border."

The publication of this CD will see 'after the artist engaged in prestigious tour with opera houses and cultural. This experimentalism, however, and 'regarded with suspicion by the record companies, with which relations are becoming more' difficult. In 1992 Giuni Russo public Amala, a collection of hits that includes two new songs: Amala and The Beach of Love. In 1994 comes a completely new album, If I were Piu 'Nice I would be less unpleasant, original operation reading of a text by Ettore Petrolini, which is the first single-Lucky.

Giuni follows a more and more 'personal working with writers and poets, studying ancient sacred texts, he holds numerous concerts, composes new songs.

E 'in this period that the artist approaches to spirituality' Carmelite and begins to admire the figures of St. Teresa of Avila, Edith Stein, St. John of the Cross, whose writings are for her a source of constant inspiration. In 1997 and 'engaged in theater with Giorgio Albertazzi and sang verses of Jorges Luis Borges in the performance of contemporary music and poetry Verba Tango and released the single gull, preview of a recording project called Jasmine of Arabia.

In 1998 he published the first live album titled Voice prisoner.

In 2002, after four years of absence from the record market, characterized by intense activity 'live Giuni public Miss Romeo live, a selection of pieces performed during the concerts held in previous years. In 2003 the great return: Giuni participates in the 53rd Festival of Sanremo will die with 'Love, the song also titled his new album.

In the same year he was released on CD Irradiazioni, with individual Seagull, Sources furniture and the unreleased song voice that cries and new versions of his greatest hits.
Giuni Russo last days
At the end of 2003 it is published Demo De Midi, fourteen previously unreleased tracks engraved in demo version in the 80s and 90s.

The 2004 'year of Naples Singing, music suite for the eponymous film (1926) by Roberto Leone Roberti published in CD and DVD.

In the night between 13 and 14 September 2004 Giuni Russo and 'off at his home in Milan.

The following year the exploitation of its immense artistic repertoire: Maria Antonietta Sisini founded the Association GiuniRussoArte, whose sole purpose is the promotion and protection of the artistic heritage of Giuni Russian.
  1. Giuni Russo Alghero:
  2. Giuni Russo Un'estate al mare:
  3. Giuni Russo - Limonata cha cha :
  4. Giuni Russo - Adrenalina:

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