De Sio, Teresa

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De Sio, Teresa Gender: F
born on 3 November 1952 at 18:30 (= 6:30 PM )
Place Naples, Italy, 40n51, 14e17
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 11°15' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 03°37 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 11°54'

Teresa De Sio
photo: Augusto De Luca, license cc-by-sa-2.0


Italian folk singer-songwriter and the sister of the actress Giuliana De Sio.

In 1976, she started her career as singer with Eugenio Bennato and the "Musicanova", a group which centered on Neapolitan folk music.

In 1980, she launched her first album as a solo artist (Sulla terra sulla luna) and in 1982 she gained national success in Italy with the album Teresa De Sio, sung in Neapolitan, which sold over 500,000 copies. Also in 1983 she sold, with the album Tre, over 500,000 copies; writing in this period her most famous songs: Voglia 'e turnà, Aumm aumm, 'E pazzielle, Terra 'e nisciuno and Ario'.

She collaborated with Brian Eno on the albums Africana (1985) and Sindarella suite (1988) and in the 1990s she started writing texts regarding social issues. For her album Un libero cercare (1995) she collaborated with Fabrizio De André and Fiorella Mannoia.

In the 2000s she produced two albums and in 2005 she took part at the 62nd edition of the Venice Film Festival with the documentary Craj (directed by Davide Marengo), who earned the "Lino Micciché prize".

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni database, 'entertainment' file quotes birth certificate.


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Folk Music
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Folk Music
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.