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 Tino Rossi

Tino Rossi

Birth
Ajaccio, Departement de la Corse-du-Sud, Corse, France
Death 26 Sep 1983 (aged 76)
Neuilly-sur-Seine, Departement des Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
Burial Ajaccio, Departement de la Corse-du-Sud, Corse, France
Memorial ID 7535 · View Source
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Singer. Born Constantino Rossi in Ajaccio, Corsica, France, he was a romantic tenor singer beginning his career singing in the French Cabaret and on radio. He played guitar, achieving success singing in Paris, the French Rivera and was signed to Columbia Records in the 1930s. His most noted recordings included "Petit papa Noel" and "Marinella", which resulted in tours in Europe, Canada and America. He also appeared in 25 films such as "Nuits moscovites, Les" (1934), "Le Marinella" (1936), "Mon amour est pres de toi" (1943) and "L'Ile d'amour" (1944). During the 1950s and 1960s, he performed in the operetta scene and on television appearing in a number of popular variety shows. For his contribution to France and its culture, he was named a Commander of the Legion of Honor in 1982. He died of cancer in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 Dec 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7535
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tino Rossi (29 Apr 1907–26 Sep 1983), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7535, citing Cimetiere des Sanguinaires, Ajaccio, Departement de la Corse-du-Sud, Corse, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .