Lucio Dalla was an Italian singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He was born in Bologna, Italy in 1943 and began his career as a musician in the 1960s. He was known for his unique style of singing, which blended elements of jazz, pop, and folk music. He wrote and performed many of his own songs, as well as collaborating with other artists. He was also an accomplished actor, appearing in several films and television shows. He was a prolific artist, releasing over 20 albums throughout his career. He was also a successful live performer, touring extensively throughout Europe and the United States. He passed away in 2012, but his music continues to be enjoyed by fans around the world.