Leo Gassmann (born 22 November 1998) is an Italian singer and songwriter.

Leo Gassmann
Birth nameLeo Gassman
Born (1998-11-22) 22 November 1998 (age 25)
Rome, Italy
GenresPop
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active2018–present
LabelsSony Music (2018–19)
Universal (2019–present)

Biography edit

Born in Rome, he is the son of the actors Alessandro Gassmann and Sabrina Knaflitz and the grandson of the actors Vittorio Gassman and Juliette Mayniel.[1][2]

In 2018 he participated at the twelfth edition of the Italian X Factor; he ended up fifth and released his debut single "Piume".[3][4]

Gassmann competed and won at the "Newcomers" section of the Sanremo Music Festival 2020 with the song "Vai bene così".[5][6] His first studio album Strike was released on 7 February 2020.[6]

On 4 December 2022, it was officially announced his participation in the Sanremo Music Festival 2023.[7] "Terzo cuore" was later announced as his entry.[8]

Discography edit

Studio albums edit

List of albums, with chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions
ITA
[9]
Strike
  • Released: 7 February 2020
  • Label: Universal Music
  • Format: Digital download, CD, LP
36
La strada per Agartha
  • Released: 24 February 2023
  • Label: Universal Music
  • Format: Digital download, CD, LP
64[10]

Singles edit

List of singles, with chart positions, album name and certifications
Single Year Peak chart positions Album
ITA
[9][11]
"Piume" 2018 18 Non-album single
"Dimmi dove sei" 2019 Strike
"Vai bene così" 18
"Maleducato" 2020
"Mr. Fonda"
"Down" 2021 Non-album single
"La mia libertà" 2022 La strada per Agartha
"Lunedì"
"Terzo cuore" 2023 28
"Volo rovescio"
"Capiscimi"
"—" denotes an item that did not chart in that country.

Filmography edit

Films edit

Year Title Role Notes
2020 The Croods: A New Age Guy Crood Italian dub; voice role
2024 Califano Franco Califano

Television edit

Year Title Role Notes
2018 X Factor Contestant Talent show (season 12)
2020 Sanremo Music Festival 2020 Contestant Annual music festival
2023 Sanremo Music Festival 2023 Contestant Annual music festival

References edit

  1. ^ Antonella Amendola (12 February 2011). "Alessandro Gassman: "A mio figlio dico: segui le regole"". Oggi (in Italian). Retrieved 17 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Biografia di Leo Gassmann. Le ultime news, concerti e testi". Rockol (in Italian). Retrieved 17 February 2020.
  3. ^ "X Factor 2018, Leo Gassmann eliminato: il messaggio dolce del padre Alessandro". Il Fatto Quotidiano. 7 December 2018. Retrieved 17 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Leo Gassmann - Piume (Radio Date: 23-11-2018)". Retrieved 17 February 2020.
  5. ^ "Sanremo 2020, Leo Gassmann: "Papà mi chiama Pippo per Topolino, ma amo anche Vasco, Jovanotti e la Roma"". la Repubblica (in Italian). 8 February 2020. Retrieved 17 February 2020.
  6. ^ a b "Leo Gassmann è il vincitore delle Nuove Proposte di Sanremo 2020". Billboard Italia (in Italian). 7 February 2020. Retrieved 17 February 2020.
  7. ^ Granger, Anthony (4 December 2022). "🇮🇹 Italy: Festival di Sanremo 2023 Participants Revealed". Eurovoix. Retrieved 21 January 2023.
  8. ^ Granger, Anthony (17 December 2022). "🇮🇹 Italy: Sanremo Giovani 2022 Qualifiers & Sanremo Song Titles Revealed". Eurovoix. Retrieved 21 January 2023.
  9. ^ a b "Italian Charts - Leo Gassmann - Albums". Italiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  10. ^ "La strada per Agarhta - Leo Gassmann in FIMI Albums Chart". FIMI. Retrieved 3 March 2023.
  11. ^ "Database Top of the Music - Classifiche" (in Italian). Federation of the Italian Music Industry. Retrieved 2 August 2021.

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