Monday, November 6, 2017

RIP Albert Benbo

Italian musician and composer Alberto Baldan Benbo died in Italy on November 5th after a long illness. His younger brother and fellow composer Dario posted on his Facebook page. The two often performed together in various clubs in the late 1960s. Born in Milan in the mid 1940 Alberto first worked with the Clan Celentano then composed music for the movie “Io e Mara” in 1969. In 1971 he became the keyboardist for Il Dio Serpente with the music soundtrack composed by Augusto Martelli. The same year he worked with Lucio Battisti for “Amore Non Amore”. In 1974 he creates The Soul Of "Alì" Ben Djamballa and composed his only Euro-western score for “Tiger from the River Kwai as Albert Baldan. He worked with Mia Martini (Donna Sola, Piccolo Uomo, Minuetto) before his debut as a singer in 1975 with Aria and sold 25 million records across Europe.

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