Fabio Frizzi

Fabio Frizzi (born 2 July 1951) is an Italian musician and composer. Born in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, he is best known for his film scores and was a frequent collaborator with horror director Lucio Fulci.

Fabio Frizzi
Fabio Frizzi in 2011
Background information
Born (1951-07-02) 2 July 1951
Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
GenresFilm score
Occupation(s)Film composer

Selected filmography

Finnish singer Taiska used the melody of Frizzi’s composition "Ibo lele" for her song, "Mombasa".[4]


Fabio is a brother of television presenter Fabrizio Frizzi (deceased).


  1. Spencer, Kristopher (2008). Film and television scores, 1950-1979: a critical survey by genre. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc. pp. 141, 159, 279–281. ISBN 978-0-7864-3682-8.
  2. Browning, John (2010). Dracula in Visual Media: Film, Television, Comic Book and Electronic Game Appearances, 1921-2010. McFarland. p. 45. ISBN 0-7864-3365-5.
  3. Willis, Donald (1984). Horror and science fiction films III. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press. pp. 110. ISBN 0-8108-1723-3.
  4. L'Espresso, Izd. 6-9. 2003. "La musica originale sarebbe stata composta da Fabio Frizzi (fratello dello showman Fabrizio) per una cantante finlandese, tale Taiska, «una delle poche eroine nel misero panorama del pop finlandese».
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