“Deeply saddened by the death of Franco Battiato, a cultured and refined artist. With his unmistakable musical style, the result of intense study and feverish experimentation, he fascinated a large audience, even beyond national borders”. Thus the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella comments on the disappearance of the Sicilian singer-songwriter. But the whole world of politics remembers Batttiato today. “A Master left it to us. One of the greatest Italian songwriters. Unique, inimitable always in search of new artistic expressions. He leaves a perennial legacy”, affirms the Minister of Culture, Dario Franceschini. While on twitter the minister for Regional Affairs and Autonomies Mariastella Gelmini writes: “ He does not leave us just a singer, a musician, a poet, a director, a painter, a writer … he leaves us a master of culture, he leaves us a special man who made us dream generations of Italians. Franco #Battiato will miss him so much, to all of us. ” He writes “One of the greatest Italian artists has left us, who in his long career has been able to experiment and shape music like no other. You have been an example and inspiration for many. I hug my family. Hello Maestro “, affirms Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio in a post on Facebook.” And my teacher taught me how difficult it is to find dawn in dusk “, wrote Giuseppe Conte on Twitter.” Italy is bows to life, to the work of Franco Battiato. To God Master “, the memory on Facebook of Giorgia Meloni, president of Fratelli d’Italia.” Battiato has moved like few other artists. Have a good trip, Maestro “, writes in a tweet the president of the Lazio Region Nicola Zingaretti. Matteo Renzi tweets: “There are no words to remember who, with words and music, has moved and moved entire generations. Goodbye Maestro Battiato “. Matteo Renzi writes it on Twitter.” ‘I’ll take care of you’. For me the most beautiful with the simplest and most powerful words. Thank you for all the emotions you gave us “, writes the secretary of the Democratic Party, Enrico Letta on Twitter.