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Patrizio Buanne, dubbed as the New Sinatra, is an Italian singer famously known for his baritone voice singing romantic Italian ballads of the 50's and 60's. His songs are influenced by artists of the yesteryear primarily of Frank Sinatra.
Born Patrizio Buanne on September 20, 1978 in Naples but raised in Vienna, Italy when his father opened their pizzeria there.
He was born a performer, appearing in public at the tender age of 11. He has entered several local talent competitions where he always win first place and even performed for the late, Pope John Paul II in Poland in front of 85,000 audience. Through this, he landed a contract with Next Plateau Records (Universal Music division) at the age of 17. Shortly thereafter, his father died after his seventeenth birthday. This tragedy became his motivation to pursue his career and fulfill his promise to his late father to become famous.
He returned to Italy by 1999 and worked as a TV entertainer. He became popular even hosting his own TV show in Italy. Four years later, he met Christian Seitz, a producer and together they worked on Patrizio's album. His debut album L'Italiano comprises of cover songs was released in the U.K. by February 2005. The following year, The Italian was released in the United States as its British counterpart and later that year it was released worldwide. The album reached the UK charts and Australia where it earned a double Platinum certification.
Awards & Certifications
|2006||2x Platinum||The Italian|
Tours & Concerts
USA Tour, April & May 2007
- Washington, District of Columbia (John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts - Concert Hall)
- Hartford, Connecticut (The Bushnell - Autorino Great Hall)
- West Palm Beach, Florida (Dreyfoos Hall)
- Fort Myers, Florida (Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall)
- Clearwater, Florida (Ruth Eckerd Hall)
- Orlando, Florida (Bob Carr Performing Arts Center)
Australian and New Zealand Tour, May & June 2007
- Melbourne the Arts Centre, Hamer Hall
- Perth Burswood Theatre
- Adelaide Festival Theatre
- Brisbane QPAC Concert Hall
- Sydney State Theatre
- Wellington Michael Fowler Centre
- Auckland Civic Theatre
March 7, 2006
Compilations & Live Releases