Oxa, Anna

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Name
Oxa, Anna Gender: F
Anna Hoxha
born on 28 April 1961 at 08:30 (= 08:30 AM )
Place Bari, Italy, 41n07, 16e52
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 07°46' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 07°50 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 06°50'



Anna Oxa

Biography

Italian singer, actress and television presenter well-known through her numerous appearances in the Italian National Sanremo Music Festival. Oxa, known as "la Voce e il Cuore" (the Voice and the Heart), debuted with a song called "Fiorellin del Prato" at the age of 15. Two years later, the promising singer came in second place after participating in the prestigious Sanremo Music Festival with "Una Emozione da Poco." In 1989 with "Ti Lascerò", a duet with Fausto Leali, she came in first place and then did the same again ten years later with "Senza pietà".In the local film industry, Anna Oxa had the opportunity to play a main role for the first time in the movie Maschio, Femina, Fiore, Frutto directed by Ruggero Miti.

Hoxha is of paternal Albanian descent. After releasing her debut album, Oxanna, the young Italian pop artist recorded Anna Oxa, including a successful version of Patti Smith's "Because the Night." In 1982, Oxa left RCA and signed up with CBS before releasing her breakthrough album, Per Sognare, Per Cantare, Per Ballare, featuring the hit single "Senza di Me" (Without Me).

Together with Fausto Leali, she represented Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1989. Their entry, "Avrei voluto" was placed ninth out of a total of 22 songs.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

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

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Pop)