Mario Convertino

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Italian illustrator and graphic designer (Milan 1948-1986), Mario Convertino worked in the music industry since the second half of 60s, creating several covers for 7" records. During the 70's, focusing on album covers, he introduced a new art style, not giving up yet at the more traditional style. In these years he also collaborated with London Hipgnosis (2), famous for the covers designed for Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Genesis, Wings. His Studio Convertino was among the firsts in Italy to experiment in the field of videographic, in 1981 he was the art director and designer for the TV music show Mr. Fantasy by Paolo Giaccio, conducted by Carlo Massarini and Mario Luzzatto Fegiz.
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Instruments & Performance

Mario Convertino - Giants album art Giants (4) Giants (4) - Giants (Album) Polydor Italy 1979 Sell This Version

Visual

Mario Convertino - 'O Sole Mio / 'Na Sera 'E Maggio album art Mario Del Monaco Mario Del Monaco - 'O Sole Mio / 'Na Sera 'E Maggio Decca, Decca Italy 1965 Sell This Version
154 105 MCF, MCF 154105 Mario Convertino - Fais-La Rire / J'Ai Envie (De Vivre Avec Toi) album art Herve' Vilard* Herve' Vilard* - Fais-La Rire / J'Ai Envie (De Vivre Avec Toi)(7", Mono) Mercury, Mercury 154 105 MCF, MCF 154105 Italy 1966 Sell This Version
AR 0130 Mario Convertino - La Donna Del Sud album art Bruno Lauzi Bruno Lauzi - La Donna Del Sud(7") Ariston Records AR 0130 Italy 1966 Sell This Version
45-F 22285 Mario Convertino - To Whom It Concerns / It's All Up To You Now album art Chris Andrews (3) Chris Andrews (3) - To Whom It Concerns / It's All Up To You Now(7") Decca 45-F 22285 Italy 1966 Sell This Version
F 12407 Mario Convertino - Don't Bring Me Down album art The Animals The Animals - Don't Bring Me Down(7") Decca F 12407 Italy 1966 Sell This Version
BF 320217, 320 217 BF Mario Convertino - The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Any More / Land Of 1,000 Dances album art The Walker Brothers The Walker Brothers - The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Any More / Land Of 1,000 Dances(7", Mono) Philips, Philips BF 320217, 320 217 BF Italy 1966 Sell This Version
TXLI 102 Tom Jones Tom Jones - Big Hits (Il Disco D'Oro)(LP, Comp, Gat) Decca TXLI 102 Italy 1966 Sell This Version
F12367, 45 - F 12367 Mario Convertino - I Put A Spell On You album art Alan Price Set* Alan Price Set* - I Put A Spell On You(7") Decca, Decca F12367, 45 - F 12367 Italy 1966 Sell This Version
Mario Convertino - Mama / Walk, Walk, Talk, Talk album art Dave Berry Dave Berry - Mama / Walk, Walk, Talk, Talk (Single) Decca Italy 1966 Sell This Version
267 550 TF, TF 267550 Mario Convertino - Hold Tight! / You Know What I Want album art Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich* Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich* - Hold Tight! / You Know What I Want(7", Mono) Fontana, Fontana 267 550 TF, TF 267550 Italy 1966 Sell This Version
Mario Convertino - Un Ragazzo Di Strada / Datemi Una Lacrima Per Piangere album art I Corvi I Corvi - Un Ragazzo Di Strada / Datemi Una Lacrima Per Piangere Ariston Records Italy 1966 Sell This Version
Mario Convertino - Inside-Looking Out / Outcast album art The Animals The Animals - Inside-Looking Out / Outcast (Single) Decca, Decca Italy 1966 Sell This Version
F 12317, 45-F 12317 Mario Convertino - Sha-La-La-La-Lee / Grow Your Own album art Small Faces Small Faces - Sha-La-La-La-Lee / Grow Your Own(7") Decca, Decca F 12317, 45-F 12317 Italy 1966 Sell This Version
Mario Convertino - Spettacolo In Stereo album art Various Various - Spettacolo In Stereo Decca, Decca UK 1966 Sell This Version
NH 54831, N H 54831 Mario Convertino - Quando La Prima Stella album art Orietta Berti Orietta Berti - Quando La Prima Stella(7", Mono) Polydor, Polydor NH 54831, N H 54831 Italy 1966 Sell This Version
421 201 Mario Convertino - I'm Coming Home / You Can Go To Him album art The Spotnicks The Spotnicks - I'm Coming Home / You Can Go To Him(7") International Polydor Production 421 201 Italy 1966 Sell This Version
CI. 20190 Mario Convertino - Vivere Per Vivere / Cerchi Nell'Acqua album art Memo Remigi Memo Remigi - Vivere Per Vivere / Cerchi Nell'Acqua(7") Carosello CI. 20190 Italy 1967 Sell This Version
Mario Convertino - Sospesa Ad Un Filo / Luce album art I Corvi I Corvi - Sospesa Ad Un Filo / Luce Ariston Records, Ariston Records Italy 1967 Sell This Version
PO 40062, PON NP 40062 Mario Convertino - Giulia / Quando Tu Tornerai album art Tony Massarelli Tony Massarelli - Giulia / Quando Tu Tornerai(7") GTA Records, GTA Records PO 40062, PON NP 40062 Italy 1967 Sell This Version
PON NP 40060 Mario Convertino -  Con La Faccia All'Ingiù / Un Po' Di Malinconia album art Vanna Brosio Vanna Brosio - Con La Faccia All'Ingiù / Un Po' Di Malinconia(7") GTA Records PON NP 40060 Italy 1967 Sell This Version
0186 / LP Mario Convertino - Classic In Beat album art Giovanni Fenati Giovanni Fenati - Classic In Beat(LP, Album) Ariston 0186 / LP Italy 1967 Sell This Version
F22825 Mario Convertino - Street Fighting Man / No Expectations album art The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones - Street Fighting Man / No Expectations(7") Decca F22825 Italy 1968 Sell This Version
59170 NH Mario Convertino - Caravan album art Bert Kaempfert E la Sua Orchestra* Bert Kaempfert E la Sua Orchestra* - Caravan(7", Single) Polydor 59170 NH Italy 1968 Sell This Version
SIF NP 77004, SIF/NP 77004 Mario Convertino - Il Re D'Inghilterra album art Nino Ferrer Nino Ferrer - Il Re D'Inghilterra(7") Riviera (3), Riviera (3) SIF NP 77004, SIF/NP 77004 Italy 1968 Sell This Version