Irene Fargo

Irene Fargo (born 1 November 1962) is an Italian singer, actress and television personality.

Irene Fargo
Born
Flavia Pozzaglio

(1962-11-01) 1 November 1962 (age 58)
OccupationSinger, stage actress, television personality
Notable work
La donna di Ibsen
(1991)
Come una Turandot
(1992)

Life and careerEdit

Born Flavia Pozzaglio in Palazzolo sull'Oglio, Brescia, Fargo started singing as a child, and at just 11 years old she entered the Polyphonic Choir of the city of Chiari.[1][2] In 1989 she participated at the Castrocaro Music Festival, with the song "Le donne dei soldati veri".[1] Fargo is probably best known for her two second places at the Sanremo Music Festival, in 1991 with the song "La donna di Ibsen" (whose lyrics are inspired to Henrik Ibsen's The Lady from the Sea), and in 1992 with "Come una Turandot" (inspired to Giacomo Puccini's Turandot).[1][2] In 1994 she was cast in the popular variety show Domenica in.[1] Starting from the 2000s she had main roles in several stage musicals.[1] She is a popular singer at weddings in Malta.[3]

DiscographyEdit

Album
  • 1991: Irene Fargo (Carosello)
  • 1992: La voce magica della luna (Carosello)
  • 1993: Labirinti del cuore (Carosello)
  • 1995: O core e Napule (Carosello)
  • 1997: Fargo (Tring)
  • 1999: Appunti di viaggio (Azzurra music)
  • 1999: Va da lei (Saar)
  • 2005: Insieme (Alta sintonia)
  • 2009: Cartolina napoletana (Pressing music ltd)
  • 2012: Crescendo (Pressingmusicltd)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e Eddy Anselmi. Festival di Sanremo: almanacco illustrato della canzone italiana. Panini Comics, 2009. ISBN 8863462291.
  2. ^ a b Marco Fioravanti (10 June 2013). "Si racconta Irene Fargo, cantante di successo degli anni 90". Italia Post. Retrieved 18 August 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ http://bridemalta.com/_index.asp?t=2&s=29&i=1980

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