Franco Battiato

Francesco "Franco" Battiato was an Italian musician, singer, composer, filmmaker and, under the pseudonym Süphan Barzani, also a painter. Battiato's songs contain esoteric, philosophical and religious themes, and have... Wikipedia

  • Birth name:  Francesco Battiato
  • Also known as:  Süphan Barzani
  • Born:  March 23, 1945, Ionia, Sicily, Italy
  • Died:  May 18, 2021, Milo, Sicily, Italy
  • Genres:  Beat, new wave, experimental, musique concrète, progressive pop, electropop, pop, new-age, opera, free jazz
  • Occupation(s):  Musician, singer, composer, filmmaker, painter
  • Instruments:  Vocals, piano, guitar, pianoforte, organ, violin, synthesizer, harpsichord, mellotron
  • Years active:  1965–2019
  • Labels:  Ricordi, EMI, Sony Music
  • Associated acts:  Alice, Juri Camisasca, Giuni Russo, Milva
  • Website:  Official website
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo