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Nino Oliviero

Nino Oliviero

born on 13/2/1918 in Napoli, Campania, Italy

died on 29/2/1980 in Roma, Latium, Italy

Nino Oliviero

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Nino Oliviero (13 February 1918 29 February 1980) was an Italian composer.

Born in Naples, Oliviero began his career as composer after the Second World War, composing a series of successful Neapolitan melodies such as "'Nu quarto 'e luna" and "'O ciucciariello".[1] From Sixties he worked as musical editor of various newspapers and signed the soundtracks of a number of films, including Mondo Cane of which the theme song, "More", co-written with Riziero "Riz" Ortolani, was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 36th Academy Awards and became an international hit.[1] Oliviero died in Rome, at 62, after a long illness.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 E morto il maestro Oliviero - O' ciucciariello e Mondo cane, 2 March 1980, p. 21.

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