Zucchero

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Adelmo Fornaciari, 25 September 1955, Roncocesi, Reggio Emilia, Italy. Fornaciari was given the nickname Zucchero (‘Sugar’) as a child. He trained as a veterinary surgeon at Bologna University where a black American student taught him guitar and introduced him to soul music. Singing in a style reminiscent of Joe Cocker, Zucchero formed his own band in the late 70s but found initial success supplying songs for other artists. He made his first records in the early 80s, including a... Read more

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italian
rock
blues
pop
soft rock
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