Betty Curtis

Roberta Corti, better known by her stage name Betty Curtis (b. March 21, 1936 June 15, 2006) was an Italian singer active from 1957 to 2004.[1]

Betty Curtis
Background information
Birth nameRoberta Corti
Born(1936-03-21)March 21, 1936
OriginMilan, Lombardy, Italy
DiedJune 15, 2006(2006-06-15) (aged 70)
Lecco
Genrespop
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active19572004
LabelsCGD

The song "Al di là" performed by her with Luciano Tajoli won the Sanremo Music Festival in 1961.[2] Betty Curtis represented Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1961 with her San Remo winning song, which tied for fifth in Cannes.[3]

Singles

  • 1958 Con tutto il cuore (With All My Heart)
  • 1958 La pioggia cadrà
  • 1959 Nessuno
  • 1959 Una marcia in fa (with Johnny Dorelli)
  • 1959 Buondì (Alone)
  • 1960 Non sei felice
  • 1960 Il mio uomo
  • 1961 Al di là
  • 1961 Pollo e champagne
  • 1961 Aiutami a piangere
  • 1961 Midi Midinette
  • 1961 Ci vogliono i mariti
  • 1961 Neve al chiaro di luna
  • 1962 Buongiorno amore
  • 1962 Stasera piove
  • 1962 Soldi soldi soldi
  • 1962 Tango del mare
  • 1962 Chariot (I Will Follow Him)
  • 1963 Wini, wini
  • 1964 La casa più bella del mondo
  • 1964 Scegli me o il resto del mondo
  • 1965 Invece no (1965 San Remo Festival)
  • 1966 Le porte dell`amore
  • 1967 È più forte di me
  • 1967 Guantanamera
  • 1967 Povero Enrico
  • 1969 Gelosia
  • 1970 Donna
  • 1974 Ma ci pensi tu (Cu Cu Ru Cu Cu Paloma)
  • 1976 La grulla
  • 1976 nnamorarsi No!
  • 1978 Chariot sound
  • 1978 Sarò la luce che ti guida

In other media

Curtis's version of Chariot (I Will Follow Him) is used in the film Goodfellas.

References


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