Italian composer of Rome theme song dies at 95

March 2, 2013 • Entertainment

FILE — In this file photo taken at the Sanremo song festival on March 2, 2007, Italian composer Armando Trovajoli waves during a photo call. Trovajoli, who composed music for some 300 films and wrote a serenade to Rome popular with tourists, has died in Rome at age 95. Among Trovajoli’s hits was “Roma nun fa’ la stupida stasera,” a romantic melody played for visitors to Rome. He composed scores for Italian hit movies including “A Special Day” and “Two Women,” starring Sophia Loren, and the neorealism classic “Riso Amaro.” A pianist, he played alongside such jazz greats as Miles Davis, Duke Login to read more

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