1. Home
  2.  |  
  3. News Capsule |  

Italian musician and composer Armando Trovajoli died aged 95

Mar 3, 2013 18:35 IST

Italian musician and composer Armando Trovajoli died aged 95. He wrote the scores for about 300 films.During his long stint, he worked with some of the world's great jazz musicians, including Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis. His most famous song was a romantic serenade to Rome earned so much popularity with the tourists that it was regarded as the city's theme tune.

Mayor Gianni Alemanno paid tribute to Trovajoli as the voice of Rome.
He composed the soundtracks for Italian classics such as Two Women, starring Sophia Loren, Scent of a Woman and Bitter Rice.

However, it was his song Roma nun fa la stupida stasera - translated as Rome don't be stupid tonight – was the most popular.

Is this article important for exams ? Yes1 Person Agreed
Read more Current Affairs on: Italy , Armando , Jazz

DISCLAIMER: JPL and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.

Latest Videos

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK