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Franco Battiato

Birthdate: 23. March 1945

Francesco "Franco" Battiato is an Italian singer-songwriter, composer, filmmaker and, under the pseudonym Süphan Barzani, also a painter. Battiato's songs contain esoteric, philosophical and religious themes.

He is and has been for decades one of the most popular singer-songwriters in Italy. His unique sound, song-crafting and especially his lyrics, often containing philosophical, religious, and culturally exotic references, as well as tackling or painting universal themes about the human condition earned him a unique spot on Italy's music scene, and the nickname of "Il Maestro" . His work includes songwriting and joint production efforts with several Italian and international musicians and pop singers, including the long-lasting professional relationship with Italian singer Alice. Together with Alice, Battiato represented Italy at the 1984 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "I treni di Tozeur". Wikipedia

Quotes Franco Battiato

„Millions of shadows walking into nothingness.“

—  Franco Battiato

Source: da La polvere del branco

„You look at the hands, not at the face, if you want to stay out of trouble.“

—  Franco Battiato

Source: da Strani giorni

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