Franco Pisano

Franco Pisano (10 December 1922 – 6 January 1977) was an Italian composer, conductor, arranger, and jazz musician.

Franco Pisano
Background information
Born(1922-12-10)10 December 1922
Cagliari, Italy
Died6 January 1977(1977-01-06) (aged 54)
Rome, Italy
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Composer, arranger, conductor, musician

Born in Cagliari, Sardinia, the older brother of the composer Berto Pisano, he studied violin, classical guitar, and piano at the Conservatory of Cagliari.[1] He started his career as a musician with his brother in the jazz group Asternovas.[1][2] Later in his career he concentrated on composing pop songs and musical scores for films and television programs.[1] He died of liver cancer at the age of 54.[1]

Selected filmography

References

  1. "Morto Franco Pisano l'autore di "Evelyn"". La Stampa (5). 7 January 1977.
  2. Serreli, Giacomo (2003). Boghes e sonos : quarant'anni di musica extracolta in Sardegna : dal beat al pop, dal jazz all'etnorock, 1960-2003 (1 ed.). Cagliari: Scuola sarda. ISBN 8887758034.


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