Vincenzo Di Paola

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Vincenzo Di Paola
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Italian composer, singer born in San Ferdinando di Puglia November 4, 1910, died July 26, 1988 at Borghetto S. Spirit, in Liguria, while he was on vacation, and was buried in Milan. He died at age 78 following a heart attack. Was married, had no children but adopted a little girl.

After his studies he moved to Milan where he work as a mechanic in a factory, but due to an accident almost completely lost the use of a hand.
Luckily, it sustains the love for music and is noticed by the Messaggerie Musicali Director, Gurtler, who hires him.

One of his first songs was 'Canzone di Capodanno' in 1955, a traditional song, recorded in Naples.
His name is especially linked to great success songs in the late 50's and all 60's.
The famous 'Come Prima' song was brought to success by the Tony Dallara in 1958. This song was composed in 1955 and published in 1956.
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Writing & Arrangement

O 83027 Vincenzo Di Paola - 5 Uhr Tee Mit Adalbert Lutter album art Adalbert Lutter Und Sein Tanzorchester* Come Prima (as Di Paola) Adalbert Lutter Und Sein Tanzorchester* - 5 Uhr Tee Mit Adalbert Lutter(LP, Mono) Odeon O 83027 Germany 1955 Sell This Version
RE 46 Vincenzo Di Paola - Chella Llà / Zitto... Zitto... Zitto... album art Teddy Reno Chella Llà (as Di Paola) Teddy Reno - Chella Llà / Zitto... Zitto... Zitto...(Shellac, 10") CGD RE 46 Italy 1956 Sell This Version
Vincenzo Di Paola - Come Prima = Como Antes album art I Campioni Canta Tony Dallara Come Prima = Como Antes (as Di Pagia) I Campioni Canta Tony Dallara - Come Prima = Como Antes (EP) Zafiro Spain 1957 Sell This Version
Vincenzo Di Paola - Carosello Carosone N. 5 album art Renato Carosone E Il Suo Sestetto Chella Llà (as Di Paola) Renato Carosone E Il Suo Sestetto - Carosello Carosone N. 5 Pathé Italy 1957 Sell This Version
Renato Carosone Chella Lla' Renato Carosone - Chella Lla' / Mamma Rosa Pathé Italy 1957 Sell This Version
MG 402 Vincenzo Di Paola - Chella Lla' / Tu Vuo' Fa' L'Americano album art Renato Carosone E Il Suo Sestetto Chella Lla' (as Di Paola) Renato Carosone E Il Suo Sestetto - Chella Lla' / Tu Vuo' Fa' L'Americano(Shellac, 10") Pathé MG 402 Italy 1957 Sell This Version
MH-4500 Vincenzo Di Paola - Come Prima album art I Campioni Canta Tony Dallara Come Prima (as Di Paola) I Campioni Canta Tony Dallara - Come Prima(7") Music MH-4500 Netherlands 1957 Sell This Version
Vincenzo Di Paola - Come Prima / Condannami album art Tony Dallara Come Prima (as DiPaolo) Tony Dallara - Come Prima / Condannami (Single) Metronome Germany 1958 Sell This Version
45268 Vincenzo Di Paola - Come Prima (For The First Time) / That Old Feeling album art The Platters Come Prima (For The First Time) (as V. DiPaola) The Platters - Come Prima (For The First Time) / That Old Feeling(7", Single) Mercury 45268 Australia 1958 Sell This Version
Vincenzo Di Paola - Come Prima / My Heart In Portugal album art Les Baxter And His Orchestra* Come Prima (Koma Preema) (as Di Paola) Les Baxter And His Orchestra* - Come Prima / My Heart In Portugal (Single) Capitol Records UK 1958 Sell This Version
Vincenzo Di Paola - Uz Zabavni Orkestar Ferde Pomykala album art Ivo Robić Kao Prije (Kao Nekad) - Come Prima (as Di Paola) Ivo Robić - Uz Zabavni Orkestar Ferde Pomykala (Album) Jugoton Yugoslavia 1958 Sell This Version
Vincenzo Di Paola - Hulahoop ! Houla - Houp ! album art Jerry Mengo Et Son Orchestre Come Prima (Tu Me Donnes) Jerry Mengo Et Son Orchestre - Hulahoop ! Houla - Houp ! (EP) Columbia France 1958 Sell This Version
SEG 7853 Vincenzo Di Paola - Eddie Plays Italy album art Eddie Calvert With Norrie Paramor And His Orchestra Come Prima (as Di Paola) Eddie Calvert With Norrie Paramor And His Orchestra - Eddie Plays Italy(7", EP) Columbia SEG 7853 Norway 1958 Sell This Version
Vincenzo Di Paola - The Flying Platters Around The World album art The Platters For The First Time (Come Prima) (as Di Paola) The Platters - The Flying Platters Around The World (EP) Mercury Sweden 1958 Sell This Version
Vincenzo Di Paola - Come Prima (For The First Time) album art Polly Bergen With Glenn Osser And His Orchestra Come Prima (For The First Time) (as V. Di Paola) Polly Bergen With Glenn Osser And His Orchestra - Come Prima (For The First Time) (Single) Columbia US 1958 Sell This Version
Vincenzo Di Paola - Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu album art Marino Marini Ed Il Suo Quartetto / Quartetto Radar Come Prima (as Di Paola) Marino Marini Ed Il Suo Quartetto / Quartetto Radar - Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (EP) Durium Denmark 1958 Sell This Version
Vincenzo Di Paola - Como Antes album art Dalida Accompagnée Par Raymond Lefèvre Et Son Orchestre* Como Antes (as V. Di Paola) Dalida Accompagnée Par Raymond Lefèvre Et Son Orchestre* - Como Antes (EP) Orfeon Mexico 1958 Sell This Version
EP 0621 Vincenzo Di Paola - Vocca Rossa album art Fred Buscaglione E I Suoi Asternovas Cocco Bello (as Di Paola) Fred Buscaglione E I Suoi Asternovas - Vocca Rossa(7", EP) Cetra EP 0621 Italy 1958 Sell This Version
Vincenzo Di Paola - Condannami / Come Prima album art Tony Dalardo Come Prima (as DiPaola) Tony Dalardo - Condannami / Come Prima (Single) Mercury US 1958 Sell This Version
CLP 15042 Vincenzo Di Paola - Marino Marini Ed Il Suo Quartetto album art Marino Marini Ed Il Suo Quartetto Come Prima (as Di Paola) Marino Marini Ed Il Suo Quartetto - Marino Marini Ed Il Suo Quartetto(10", Mono) Durium CLP 15042 Spain 1958 Sell This Version
Vincenzo Di Paola - Come Prima album art Marino Marini And His Quartet* Come Prima (as Di Palo) Marino Marini And His Quartet* - Come Prima (Single) Durium UK 1958 Sell This Version
Vincenzo Di Paola - Come Prima (Tu Me Donnes) album art Dalida Accompagnée Par Raymond Lefèvre Et Son Orchestre* Come Prima (Tu Me Donnes) (as V. Di Paola) Dalida Accompagnée Par Raymond Lefèvre Et Son Orchestre* - Come Prima (Tu Me Donnes) (EP) Barclay France 1958 Sell This Version
45-DW 5628 Renato Carosone Che-lla-lla (as Di Paolo) Renato Carosone - Maruzzella / Che-lla-lla(7", Single) Columbia 45-DW 5628 Germany 1958 Sell This Version
Vincenzo Di Paola - Eri Piccola Così / Cocco Bello album art Fred Buscaglione E I Suoi Asternovas Cocco Bello (as Di Paola) Fred Buscaglione E I Suoi Asternovas - Eri Piccola Così / Cocco Bello Cetra Italy 1958 Sell This Version
Vincenzo Di Paola - Come Prima / O Mama Mia album art Ralf Bendix Come Prima (as Di Paola) Ralf Bendix - Come Prima / O Mama Mia (Single) Electrola, Electrola US 1958 Sell This Version