Domenico Modugno (Composer)
Born: 9th January 1928, Polignano a Mare, Apulia, Italy
Died: 6th August 1994, Lampedusa, Sicily, Italy
Domenico Modugno was an Italian singer, songwriter, actor, guitarist, and later in life, a member of the Italian Parliament. He is known for his 1958 international hit song "Nel blu dipinto di blu", for which he received Grammy Awards for Record of the Year and Song of the Year.