|born on||7 December 1944 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )|
|Place||Reggio di Calabria, Italy, 38n06, 15e39|
|Timezone||MET h1e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||14°54' 09°28 Asc. 07°29'|
Italian singer and actor, whose first big hit was 1968's "Avevo un cuore (che ti amava tanto)".
Reitano was born to a poor family in Fiumara, a small village near Reggio Calabria. He studied at the conservatory at Reggio for eight years, learning piano, trumpet, and violin. At a young age, he moved with his brothers to Germany, where he played with his brothers in a band. After performing at the Castrocaro Music Festival, he was offered a contract with Italian label Dischi Ricordi, and in 1967 he participated for the first time at the Sanremo Festival.
Reitano died in Monza on 27 January 2009, aged 64, of intestinal cancer, after a long period of illness.
Grazia Bordoni database, 'entertainment' file quotes birth certificate.
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer
- Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.