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Robertino Loretti was born 22 October 1946 in Rome, Italy into a family of eight children. At the age of 10, Loretti delivered bakery products to local restaurants to help his family make ends meet. He was discovered and soughtafter when he performed at wedding reception in his home town.
Loretti began his professional singing career at Cafe Grand Italia where Neapolitan actor, Toto, and a Danish TV producer, Volmer Sorensen, noticed his talent and introduced him to the Danish TV audience. He became famous and sold milions of records.
As Loretti reached adulthood, his voice changed and his singing career also took a different path. He was no longer a young lad with a beautiful voice in the eyes of his fans but Loretti continued his singing career as he traveled through Europe, the US and Russia and appeared in concerts. His popularity, however, diminished as a baritone performer.
Loretti was exceptionally popular in Russia and embraced by the circle of Russian singers - Muslim Magomayev, Tamara Sinyavskaya, and Joseph Kobzon. The Russian Cosmonaut, Valentina Tereshkova, made a special request to have Robertino's records played before her space mission....more www.avtravel.org
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