Thursday, November 12, 2009

Happy 75th Birthday Gianfranco Reverberi

Gianfranco Reverberi was born on November 12, 1934 in Genoa, Italy, and is the brother of composer Gianpiero Reverberi. Gianfranco was one of the first Italian rock music artists. He composed the score for “Preparati la bara” (Viva Django) and worked with his brother on the track “Last Man Standing”. In 2006 another track from the “Viva Django” score was the base for the Gnarls Barkley song “Crazy” which reached the top of the charts in the U.K. For nine weeks and won a 2007 Grammy Award for Best Urban/Alternative Perfomrance and was nominted, but lost, as best recrod of the year. Today we celebrate Gianfranco Reverberi's 75th birthday.

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