Nicola Di Bari, born Michele Scommegna on 29 September 1940, is an Italian singer-songwriter and actor. He is considered one of the "sacred monsters" of Italian pop music.
Born in Zapponeta, Apulia, Di Bari was the youngest of ten children in a family of farmers. He gave up his accountancy studies to go to work in the North Italy, and after a short stay in Rome he moved in Milan where he made many different jobs. In 1962, in Cologno Monzese, he won a song contest with a song of which he was also the author, "Piano pianino". In 1964 he got his first commercial success with the song "Amore ritorna a casa". Between 1965 and 1967 he entered the competition at three editions of the Sanremo Music Festival, in couple with Gene Pitney.
In 1970 Di Bari obtained a great commercial and critical success with the song "La prima cosa bella", which ranked second at the Sanremo Music Festival andЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Se mai ti parlassero di me / Giramondo [1967, сингл]
- 15 Grandes Exitos en Español [сборник]
- 20 grandes éxitos [сборник]
- 21 Grandes Exitos En Español [сборник]
- 21 grandes éxitos [сборник]
- Grandes éxitos [сборник]
- Nicola di Bari [сборник]
- I vostri preferiti [07.1972, сборник]
- Serie platino [1995, сборник]
- Gli anni d'oro [1997, сборник]
- The Best Of [2011, сборник]