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Mango (singer)

Italian singer-songwriter and musician

Mango, stage name of Giuseppe ("Pino") Mango (November 6, 1954 – December 7, 2014), was an Italian singer-songwriter and musician. He was known for his style which fuses pop, folk, world music, the frequent use of odd time signatures and for his high vocal range.

Mango
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Background information
Born(1954-11-06)6 November 1954
OriginLagonegro, Italy
Died7 December 2014(2014-12-07) (aged 60)
Policoro, Italy
GenresPop rock, alternative rock, world music
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1976-2014

On December 7, 2014 Mango suffered a heart attack while performing the song "Oro" during a concert in Policoro, province of Matera, aged 60.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Italian singer Giuseppe Mango utters 'excuse me' on stage before dying of heart attack". The Sydney Morning Herald. 9 December 2014. Retrieved 14 December 2014.

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