Italian singer Adriano Celentano set to celebrate 80 years

Jan 05, 2018 1349

Italian singer, composer, producer, comedian, actor, film director and TV host Adriano Celentano celebrates his 80th birthday on Saturday as his eclectic career continues to go from strength to strength. 'Tutte le migliori', a CD box set bringing together his duets with Italian singer Mina, is at third place in the charts and he is busy filming 'Adrian', a TV series due to be screened by private broadcaster Mediaset.

Mr Celentano began his career on May 18, 1957, when he played a music festival in his native Milan, winning the competition and his first record contract. Things really took off two years later with the song ‘Il tuo bacio è come un rock’, and the shake-up of Italian pop began.

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