Armando Fragna

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Armando Fragna (August 2, 1898 Naples, Campania, Italy - August 15, 1972 Livorno, Tuscany, Italy) was an Italian musician, conductor and composer.

He made his debut at 18 as a conductor in the famous company of Tecla Scarano. He moved to Rome after a long period in the orchestras of variety, and becames the "right arm" of Petrolini. It was the first in Italy to make known the American musical (or "operetta-jazz", as it was then called) "No, no, Nanette". Later it was a remarkable sequence of successes as a composer: Signora illusione, Signora fortuna, La mazurka della nonna, La quadriglia di famiglia, I pompieri di Viggiù, Arrivano i nostri, I cadetti di Guascogna, Papà Pacifico, Pura fantasia, Due gocce d'acqua, Qui sotto il cielo di Capri, etc.
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Singles & EPs

EP. 0531 Armando Fragna - Caminito / Somebody Loves Me / Yesterdays / Kiss Tango album art Beppe Mojetta / Dora Musumeci / Armando Fragna Beppe Mojetta / Dora Musumeci / Armando Fragna - Caminito / Somebody Loves Me / Yesterdays / Kiss Tango(7", EP) Cetra EP. 0531 Italy 1955 Sell This Version
SP 381 Armando Fragna - Kiss Tango album art Armando Fragna Kiss Tango(7") Cetra SP 381 Italy Unknown Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

P. 0173 Armando Fragna - Avana / Tango Delle Capinere album art Fragna*, Bixio* Fragna*, Bixio* - Avana / Tango Delle Capinere(Shellac, 6") Disco Dei Piccoli P. 0173 Italy Unknown Sell This Version