Don Cornell stage name of Luigi Francisco Varlaro (April 21, 1919 in New York City - February 23, 2004 in Aventura, Florida) was a popular singer of the 1940s and 1950s.
Cornell got his start with trumpeter Red Nichols and big band leader Sammy Kaye before going solo. He sold over 50 million records. Among his hits were "It Isn't Fair," "I'm Yours," "I'll Walk Alone," and "Hold My Hand." In 1993, he was inducted into the Big Band Hall of Fame.
He died of advanced emphysema and diabetes.
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He died of advanced emphysema and diabetes. In all, he has produced 500 albums, 15 of which have reached platinum, in addition to scoring a number of films. Among his hits were "It Isn't Fair," "I'm Yours," "I'll Walk Alone," and "Hold My Hand." In 1993, he was inducted into the Big Band Hall of Fame. Deodato has worked as a producer since the 1970s, working with Kool and the Gang and Bjork (amongst others). He sold over 50 million records. He continued recording until the late 1980s on the Kenya label, but never reached the level of his early successes. Cornell got his start with trumpeter Red Nichols and big band leader Sammy Kaye before going solo. (CTI).
Don Cornell stage name of Luigi Francisco Varlaro (April 21, 1919 in New York City - February 23, 2004 in Aventura, Florida) was a popular singer of the 1940s and 1950s. His second album Deodato 2 however, despite being of the same style and quality, failed to meet sales expectations, and practically lead to the demise of the record label, Creed Taylor Inc. 7 in the UK. 2 in the pop charts in the US and No. His funky version of Strauss's "Also Sprach Zarathustra" won the 1974 Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance and went No.
His first USA album Prelude, released in 1973, was of a big band Latin jazz style that immediately attracted a wide audience. Additionally, he became keyboardist in Taylor's expanding group of backing artists. Originally working as pianist and arranger in the Rio bossa nova scene, he rapidly outgrew this and, along with many other Brazilian musicians during the military dictatorship in their country, moved to New York, working with composer Luis Bonfa and later with producer Creed Taylor as an arranger. He is a musical autodidact, starting with the accordion at age 12 but rapidly learning instrumental and orchestral skills that culminated in his first recording session at age 17.
Deodato was born on 22 June 1943 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, of Italian and Portuguese parents. Since then, he has produced acts like Kool and the Gang. His successes as an original artist (keyboards) occurred mainly in the 1970s. Eumir Deodato is a Brazilian funk artist and pop producer.
Deodato 2 re-release sleeve text. Somewhere Out There (1989). Motion (1985). Happy Hour (1982).
Night Cruiser (1980). Knights of Fantasy (1979). Love Island (1978). Very Together (1976).
First Cuckoo (1975). Artistry (1974). Deodato/Airto in Corcert (1974). Whirlwinds (1974).
Deodato 2 (1973). Prelude (1973). Percepção (1972). Inútil Paisagem (1964).