Salvatore Adamo

Salvatore Adamo (Musician and Singer-Songwriter), born on November 1, 1943 in Comiso, Sicily, Italy. Salvatore Adamo's age 75 years & Zodiac Sign Scorpio, nationality Belgian-Italian (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is White. Let's check, How Tall is Salvatore Adamo?

Salvatore Adamo Bio

  • Birth Name:Salvatore Knight Adamo
  • First Name: Salvatore
  • Last Name: Adamo
  • Age: 75 years
  • Birth Date: November 1, 1943
  • Birth Place: Comiso, Sicily, Italy
  • Country: Italy
  • Nationality: Belgian-Italian
  • Birth/Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Hair Color: Gray
  • Feet/Shoe Size: 11.5 (US), 45.5 (EU), 11 (UK & AUS)
  • Dress Size: N/A
  • Salvatore Adamo Height

    5 Feet 11 Inches (180.33 cm/1.803 m)

    Height & Weight
    Height (in Feet-Inches)5 Feet 11 Inches
    Height (in Centimeters)180.33 cm
    Height (in Meters)1.803 m
    Weight (in Kilograms)69 kg
    Weight (in Pounds)152.11 lbs

    Salvatore Adamo Body Measurements

    Salvatore Adamo's full body measurements are 42 inches (106.68 cm) - 14.5 inches (36.83 cm) - 33 inches (83.82 cm).

    Body Measurements
    Measurements42-33-14.5 inches/ 106.68-83.82-36.83 cm
    Chest Size42 inches (106.68 cm)
    Biceps Size14.5 inches (36.83 cm)
    Waist Size (Male)33 inches (83.82 cm)

    Salvatore Adamo FAQs

    How old is Salvatore Adamo?

    78 years (November 1, 1943)

    Where is Salvatore Adamo from?

    Comiso, Italy

    Who sang Tombe la neige?

    Salvatore Adamo

    Salvatore Adamo is one of the most famous and trending Musician and Singer-Songwriter in whole world right now. Salvatore Adamo was born on November 1, 1943 in Comiso, Sicily, Italy. He was born as Salvatore Knight Adamo , but best known as Salvatore Adamo.

    His father Antonio, a well digger, emigrated to Belgium in February 1947 to work in the mines of Marcinelle. Four months later his wife, Concetta, and their son, Salvatore, joined him in the town of Ghlin (Mons) before moving to Jemappes (Mons). In 1950, Salvatore was bedridden for a year with meningitis. His parents did not want their son to become a miner, so he went to a Catholic school run by the Frères des Ecoles Chrétiennes. By 1960, the family of Antonio and Concetta Adamo had seven children overall. Salvatore grew up in Jemappes (Mons), where he was a dedicated student at school and distinguished himself in music and the arts. He grew up primarily in Belgium. One of his six siblings, Delizia Adamo, also had a career as a singer. His younger sister Délizia is also a recording artist. He wrote a number of songs for his sister, including her debut hit “Prends le chien” in 1974. She also joined him in his tour in 1975.

    He early influences were the poetry of Victor Hugo and Jacques Prévert, the music of French singer-songwriters like Georges Brassens, and the Italian canzonette. He started singing and composing his own songs from an early age. His debut was in a Radio Luxembourg competition, where he participated as singer and composer of the song “Si j’osais” (“If I dared”), winning the competition’s final held in Paris on 14 February 1960. His first hit was “Sans toi, ma mie”, in 1963, from his debut album 63/64. He followed this with a series of hits, the most famous being “Tombe la neige” (“The snow falls”) in 1963, “La nuit” (“The Night”) in 1964, and “Inch’Allah”. The self-penned “Petit bonheur” (“Little Happiness”) sold over one million copies by April 1970, and was awarded a gold disc.

    He has sold over 100 million copies of recordings worldwide. He has recorded in many languages and, besides France and Belgium, had hits in Italy, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Turkey and also in Japan, where he toured repeatedly. He has had hits and toured also in Latin America and throughout the Middle East.

    In Chile, the audience awarded him an appreciation prize known as the “Antorcha” (Gold and Silver Torch) at the “Festival de Viña del Mar” held yearly in the “Quinta Vergara”, at the seaside resort of Viña del Mar, where he once had to sing in three different, sold-out venues in the same night. In the 1980s, Adamo’s career faltered, as the style of his music was no longer fashionable. Since the 1990s, however, and on the crest of a nostalgia wave, he has successfully resumed composing, issuing records and touring, starting with a full season at the Casino de Paris venue in April 1990.

    He is famous for such hit 1960s singles as “Tombe La Neige,” “La Nuit,” “Inch’Allah,” and “Petit Bonheur,” this popular vocalist and songwriter recorded music in the French, Spanish, German, and Italian languages. Fellow singer Amalia Rodrigues recorded a French version of his hit song “Inch’Allah.”

    In 2001, Adamo was raised into the Belgian nobility (with motto Humblement mais dignement) by King Albert II and given for life the Belgian noble title Ridder, translated into English as “Knight”. He was appointed an Officer of the Belgian Order of the Crown in 2002. In 2014, Adamo was honoured at Victoires de la Musique in France.

    At the end of the 1960s, Adamo married Nicole. Their children were Anthony (born in 1969), Benjamin, and then Amélie.

    He has more than 261k followers on Facebook and more than 3.7k subscriber on YouTube. Now he ranked in the list of most popular Italian musician and singer-songwriter.

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