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Eros Ramazzotti-The Man And His Music

Updated on December 23, 2012

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The Voice

Sitting in a quaint Italian Pizzeria in an “off the beaten track” area of Amsterdam, in The Netherlands, the air was enticingly aromatic with the fragrances of Rosemary, Basil and Garlic, all being added to one delicious sauce or another, whose recipe would no doubt be a closely guarded family secret.


During a conversation with my Dutch friend, my concentration was immediately diverted to the Music being played and to say I was moved by the voice would be an understatement! I was covered in goosebumps that we all experience when something so special happens.


Two of my own most memorable times for the goosebump experience were watching The Riverdance Interval performance during the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest, held in my own fair city of Dublin, and Susan Boyle’s Audition in 2009 on ”Britain’s Got Talent”.


I asked the waiter who it was and if I could see the cd. The next day the album "Calma Apparente” (Apparent Calm) became part of my music collection and Eros Ramazzotti became another major reason to love all things Italian.

Terra Promessa (Promised Land)

Solarita (Radiance)

Como Un Nino . . . . . Bambino Nel Tempo (Child In Time)

Eros-The God of Love

He first gained International success and recognition with his album “Tutte Storie” (All Stories), selling over six million copies and was a contributing factor in him being signed up for a new recording contract in 1994 with BMG International Records.

A career spanning over twenty-five years, this highly regarded and respected Italian superstar has sung duets with many world class Artists including Tina Turner, Anastasia, Cher, Ricky Martin, Carlos Santana, Wycliffe Jean, Andrea Boceilli and Luciano Pavarotti, which has made a significant impact on his International popularity.

Ramazzotti's appeal was demonstrated with his 2007 compilation-album “e2”, a double-CD of 35 tracks including on the first cd, four new tracks and fourteen original re-mastered tracks and on the second CD there are seventeen reworked tracks.

This album has received critical acclaim worldwide and one that contains great variety in songs. It also features over six collaborations . . . . . even one “un’emozione per sempre” (an emotion for forever) that features Irish legends The Chieftains.


Cose Della Vita (Can’t Stop Thinking Of You)

Se Bastasse Una Canzone ( If a Song Was Enough)

Interesting Facts about Eros


  • · Born and Raised in the neighborhood of Cinecitta in Rome


  • · Star Sign – Virgo (Emotional. Powerful, Passionate and Magnetic people)


  • · Shares his birthday with Italian Artist Pablo Picasso


  • · He has two daughters Aurora and Raffaela


  • · His screen idols are James Dean and Paul Newman


  • ·His favourite Sports are Soccer (Football) and Formula 1


  • · His fifth album entitled “In Ogni Senso” released in 1990, attracted more than 200 of the world’s journalists to the press launch in Venice, Italy


  • · He has worldwide record sales of over 50 million since 1984


Eros The Rocker in Alicante, Spain

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Apart from being easy on the eye, the music of Eros evokes many words as way of a description, including expressive, melodic, uplifting, emotional and exciting.

After being introduced to the wonderful world of this man six years ago, he has accompanied me in the car around Europe, to the local shops, at dinner parties and in a candle lit room with a roaring fire and a bottle of Vino!

There seems to be no occasion where his music would not be appropriate and I would invite you to bring the sounds of Eros Ramazzotti into your life . . . . . . You will not be disappointed!


Ciao!


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      Bill Russo 5 years ago from Cape Cod

      Hi Suzie. Thanks for the intro to this artist. You wrote a fine article.

      I must confess that I was expecting a performer similar to Mario Lanza, The Great Caruso, or even Pavarotti.

      So, I was a little set back when I heard his voice and his style. He's definitely a singer for 'the girls', but I don't think too many guys will be purchasing his music.

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      Suzanne Ridgeway 5 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

      Thanks Billrrrr for taking the time to read my article.From all the tracks i've heard, Eros has great versatility in music to appeal to both male and female but your right in that predominantly may have more female followers!! Appreciate your comments, ciao for now!

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      mjkearn 5 years ago

      Hi SuzieHQ,

      another great hub. Loved the videos and the info on Eros. Billrrrr could be right about the girls but then I've got Eros Cd's and think he's great, so who knows,

      MJ.

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      Suzanne Ridgeway 5 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

      Thanks mj, glad you enjoyed and for your comments!

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      MargaritaEden 5 years ago from Oregon

      Beautiful, interesting and awesome, Eros is a great singer, I have been his fan since I was a little girl, thank you for this hub, sharing it!

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      Suzanne Ridgeway 5 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

      Delighted to hear your a fan!So many of my friends here in Dublin, never heard of him and his music is sensational, in my opinion! Thanks MargaritaEden, so appreciate your comments and sharing!

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      Christina Lornemark 4 years ago from Sweden

      This is a great hub about Eros and I like the way you describe how his music made you feel, goosebumps is a strong sign of something fantastic. And I agree! He is a great singer and one of my favorites too. It has been a while since I last heard him sing so this was a great moment. Goosebumps:))

      Thanks, I will make sure to add his music to spotify now! Voted up, awesome and interesting

      Tina

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      Suzanne Ridgeway 4 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

      Thanks Tina, delighted another Eros fan out there. I was totally taken aback when i heard first. My plan now is i want to see him in concert in Italy, preferably an open air, in an amphitheater would be the icing on the cake! I don't want much do i!!LOL Appreciate you stopping by and voting!!

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      vespawoolf 4 years ago from Peru, South America

      I'm so happy to discover Eros! What a beautiful voice and your description makes me want to be in Italy right now! Voted up and shared....thanks so much.

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      Suzanne Ridgeway 4 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

      vespawoolf, Glad you are a fan now! Beautiful music and voice and not too difficult on the eye!! LOL appreciate you voting and sharing!!

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      Thelma Alberts 4 years ago from Germany

      I love the music of Eros Ramazzoti. Dining in an italian restaurant with the music of Ramazzoti is a perfect ambiance of living a life which is very fullfilling. Thanks for sharing.

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      Suzanne Ridgeway 4 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

      Thanks Thelma! I agree, Eros music in a Rustic Italian restaurant is the ideal choice for me too! Delighted to find another fan out there!

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      Kristen Howe 20 months ago from Northeast Ohio

      I never heard of him. But I would love to check him out someday. Great hub!

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