Katyna Ranieri

Italian actress, singer
Ranieri in 1960

Caterina Ranieri (31 August 1925 – 3 September 2018), known professionally as Katyna Ranieri, was an Italian actress and singer. She was born in Follonica, Italy. She had her first hit in 1954 at the Sanremo Music Festival with the song "Una canzone da due soldi".

She was the widow of the Italian film composer Riz Ortolani. She starred in Goodbye Uncle Tom.

Ranieri died on 3 September 2018 in Pesaro, Italy from heart failure at the age of 93.[1]


  1. "Si è spenta a 93 annila cantante Katyna Ranierivedova di Riz Ortolani". Retrieved 3 September 2018.

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