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Nicola Di Bari

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Nicola Di Bari (born 29 September 1940) is an Italian singer. He was born in Zapponeta as Michele Scommegna.

He won the Sanremo Music Festival in 1971 and 1972. In 1972 he represented Italy at Eurovision Song Contest with I Giorni Dell’Arcobaleno.

He is also well-known in South America for his albums recorded in Spanish.

An honestly serious singer whose greatest sin perhaps is his excessive modesty, Nicola Di Bari, whose real name is Michele Scommegna has been on the scene since 1961 with his tact and courtesy sometimes making him appear outwith the melting pot of Italian music.

Doubtless one of the most popular and well-loved Italian singers the world over, he was born at Zapponeta (Foggia) on 29 September 1940 on the feast day of Saint Michael the patron saint of the small town. “This is a lucky day” said his father, “and the baby will be called Michele so that he will always be protected by this saint.”
When he got to primary 5 at school (school-leaving age of 10), the Scommegna household began to discuss what young Michele would be when he grew up. It was decided he wouldn’t follow his father’s and brothers’ footsteps and become a farmer, but rather they would have him carry on with his studies. Thus it was that his father enrolled him at the Istituto Arcivescovile Sacro Cuore in Manfredonia.

All the years he was at high school he had never felt the desire to sing – he had a coarse, gravelly voice. Then suddenly one day…….

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  • CesarColombino

    Lindos recuerdos de hermosas épocas. L capo di tutti capi en la piu grossa artistica musical y cancionera. Grosso el tipo. Idolo total eterno per secula secilorum.

    19 Jan 2013 Reply
  • sergioarincon

    Grandes recuerdos

    19 Jul 2011 Reply
  • Try_Another

    Smile. Sometimes you'd better smile..

    11 May 2011 Reply
  • TOURNIQUETE

    Enoorrrrrmeeee!!!!

    1 Nov 2010 Reply
  • lesliesebastian

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    23 Jul 2010 Reply
  • ketty09

    Sei il babbo più fantastico del mondo!!!!! Ketty, Nicoletta, Arianna e Mathis!!!

    2 Jun 2009 Reply
  • ruwy

    excellent song!!!

    9 Mar 2009 Reply
  • ditta007

    great

    12 Sep 2008 Reply
  • GilbranoS

    La embarró, yo morí de risa cuando vi ese TAG XDD!!

    7 Oct 2007 Reply
  • kostero

    japanese.... ok!!! estamos super bien con el TAG!!!! jajaja

    2 Sep 2007 Reply
  • Misantroide

    great

    27 May 2007 Reply

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