Luciano Tajoli
Luciano TajoliItalian
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 singer and actor.

Luciano Tajoli participated several times (1961, 1962, 1963, 1970) in the Sanremo Music Festival, winning in 1961 with the song Al di là
Al Di Là
"Al di là" is a popular Italian song. "Al di là" was one of Betty Curtis' biggest hits in Italy. The song was the Italian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1961, performed in Italian by Curtis at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France, on March 18, 1961, after Curtis had won the 1961...

. It is estimated that he sold over 45 million records.

Personal life

Luciano came from a poor family and was a self-taught singer. He trained as an apprentice in tailor, barber and cobbler's shops. Due to the polio disease that struck him in childhood, Luciano always leaned during his performances, e.g., against a chair or piano. His limping was accommodated into the screenplays of his film appearances.
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