Vincent Scotto

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Vincent Scotto
Vincent scotto.jpg
Bust of Vincent Scotto by André Arbus on the Place aux Huiles, Marseille, France
Born April 21, 1874
Marseille, France
Died November 15, 1952 (aged 78)
Paris, France
Occupation Composer

Vincent Scotto (April 21, 1874 – November 15, 1952) was a French composer.[1]

Biography

Early life

Vincent Scotto was born on April 21, 1874 in Marseille and the latest addition to Pasquale Scotto d'Aniello and Antonia Intartaglia, from the island of Procida, located north of the Gulf of Naples.[2]

Career

He started his career in Marseille in 1906 and later moved to Paris. Over the course of a lifetime, he wrote 4,000 songs as well as sixty operettas. He was friends with Marcel Pagnol and wrote music for his films. Over time, he wrote music for about fifty films in the 1940s and 1950s, and sometimes appeared in them as an actor.[3]

In 1973, a biographical TV film was broadcast, La Vie rêvée de Vincent Scotto.[4]

Death

He died on November 15, 1952 in Paris.

Legacy

Selected filmography

References

  1. ^ Filmography
  2. ^ "Jeanne BROCHARD's Family Tree". GeneaNet. 
  3. ^ NYTimes Biography
  4. ^ Overview and cast
  5. ^ Aix Google Map

External links


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