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Battiato, Pippo Baudo: “Nobody like him”


“Franco Battiato was a great artist, complete, a pearl for light authored music: his lyrics were poetry and philosophy, his music was very original. Just like Battiato there was and is only Battiato: no one writes, composes and sings like him! “. So Pippo Baudo remembers with AdnKronos his fellow citizen who died at the age of 76. Read also “He has always been close to his Sicily, he was very attached to his land and never left it. Before he lived in the historic center of Catania, in the beautiful Via Crociferi, a very busy Baroque street. Then, to have more tranquility, he retired to his villa in Milo, the highest town on Etna, where he bought a millstone, next to him then Lucio Dalla also came to live there for long periods. I often went to visit him, we were very friends “, said still the popular television presenter. For Baudo, “in Battiato the soul emerged at the same time Sicilian and international, European and Arab. authentic, beautiful and cultured of our Sicily “. (by Enzo Bonaiuto)



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