Vanna Brosio

Vanna Brosio (18 April 1943 – 19 June 2010) was an Italian singer, television personality and journalist.

Vanna Brosio
Born(1943-04-18)18 April 1943
Turin, Italy
Died19 June 2010(2010-06-19) (aged 67)
Turin, Italy

Life and career

Born Giovanna Brosio in Turin, the daughter of a well-known antiquarian and the niece of the former NATO Secretary General Manlio Brosio,[1] she started her career in 1948 as a model in Milan, appearing in magazines, fotoromanzi and Carosello commercials.[2] In 1964 she started a more than twenty years musical career during which she recorded songs written for her by Enzo Jannacci, Cristiano Malgioglio and Gianni Boncompagni, among others.[2][3] In 1971 she hosted the radio program Novità, and between 1972 and 1976 she hosted the RAI musical show Adesso musica.[2] In 1984 she co-presented, alongside Aldo Biscardi, the sport talk-show Il processo del Lunedì.[2] In addition to her musical and television activities, Brosio was also active as a journalist, collaborating for years with the magazine TV Sorrisi e Canzoni.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1962Dal sabato al lunedì
1965Viale della canzone
1969Mercanti di vergini
1970Safety CatchMarilina
1975White Horses of SummerNurse
1978Le braghe del padroneTV Interviewer(final film role)


  1. Sergio Miravalle. "Intervista Giorgio e Paolo astigiani celebri". La Stampa. 27 July 1996. p.3.
  2. "Addio a Vanna Brosio, conduttrice e giornalista sportiva". Libero. 19 June 2010. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
  3. Gino Castaldo. Dizionario della canzone italiana. Curcio, 1990. p.222.
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