|Birth Day||September 19, 1926|
|Age||94 YEARS OLD|
Jazz trumpeter and composer from Italy best remembered for international hit songs like Il Silenzio.
He made ends meet by working at a nightclub.
His 1965 song Il Silenzio shot to #1 in four different countries and sold more than five million copies worldwide.
His parents encouraged him to attend university, but he insisted on pursuing music.
He and Andrea Tofanelli are two of Italy's most famous trumpeters.