Rino Salviati

Gastone Tisalvi, best known as Rino Salviati (12 June 1922 – 2 January 2016) was an Italian singer, guitarist and film actor.

Rino Salviati
Gastone Tisalvi

12 June 1922 (1922-06-12)
Died2 January 2016 (2016-01-03) (aged 93)
Rome, Italy

Life and career

Born in Montelibretti, Salviati started his career in 1940, performing in a series of shows for the armed forces.[1] In 1945 he entered the stage company of Erminio Macario, as the musical attraction in the revue Venticello del sud.[1] The same year he started recording several albums for La Voce del Padrone.[2]

After performing with various orchestras, Salviati became well-known as a regular in a popular radio program about guitarists.[1] Starting from the 1950s, he toured all over the world, often alongside Nilla Pizzi.[1] He also appeared in a number of films.[2]


  1. Enzo Giannelli. "Rino Salviati". Gino Castaldo (edited by). Dizionario della canzone italiana. Curcio Editore, 1990-2013. ISBN 8897508774.
  2. "Roma, addio a Rino Salviati, voce e chitarra di "Prigioniero di un sogno"". Il Messaggero. 7 January 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2016.

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