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Fred Buscaglione (Ferdinando Buscaglione)

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Biography

Turin, Piedmont, Italy
Turin-born Ferdinando Buscaglione (nicknamed Fred) had musical talent since childhood. He was a professional musician in and around Turin while still in his teens, playing several different instruments in nightclubs around the city. World War II interrupted his musical career, but he eventually joined the Allied Radio Orchestra based on the island of Sardinia, where he learned to play and sing more modern American-style "swing" music. After the war he developed his own singing "character", that of a Clark Gable-type ladies man and hard-drinking tough guy with a pencil mustache like Gable wore. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself

I ladri 1959

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Noi siamo due evasi 1959

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1960 2010

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