Rome remembers Lucio Dalla

Rome mayor and singer Antonello Venditi unveil plaque in Trastereve.

A plaque dedicated to the late Italian singer-songwriter Lucio Dalla was unveiled in the city's Trastevere district on 27 June by the mayor of Rome Virginia Raggi alongside Roman singer Antonello Venditti.

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The plaque is located on Vicolo del Buco, where Dalla lived between 1980 and 1990. During the unveiling ceremony Venditti recalled that Dalla composed one of his most famous songs, La notte dei miracoli, inside the Trastevere residence.

Lucio Dalla (1943-2012)
Lucio Dalla (1943-2012)

Dalla, who died in 2012, is best known as the composer of Caruso, the 1986 hit which was subsequently covered by numerous international artists such as Luciano Pavarotti and Julio Iglesias.