Saturday, April 14, 2018

RIP Isabella Biagini

Italian singer, actress and impressionist Isabella Biagini died in a hospice in Rome on April 14th. She was 74. Born Concetta Biagini, she debuted in 1955 with a small part in the film “The Friends of Michelangelo Antonioni”. Then came her transition to TV, with comedy roles and a lot of cameos in many varieties of the Sixties and Seventies and the participation in various Italian comedies from “Amore all'italiana” by Steno in “Boccaccio” by Bruno Corbucci, and musical comedies such as her lone Euro-western appearance on the RAI TV special “Non Cantare, spara” (Don’t Sing, Shoot) (1968) with the Quartetto Cetra, “There is No Lira” (1978) and “Once Upon a Time Rome” (1979). Her life was marked by a difficult love life and two failed marriages, she had a daughter Monica, who died in 1998. In 2016, she had denounced her difficult economic condition.

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