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Farewell to Irene Fargo, the singer from Brescia who loved the musical

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Farewell to Irene Fargo, the singer from Brescia who loved the musical
Written by aquitodovale

Mourning in the world of Brescia music. She left last night Irene Fargoconsidered one of the most extraordinary female voices of the early 1990s.

The singer, born Flavia Pozzaglio, would have turned 60 next November and was born in Palazzolo. However, she had grown up in Chiari, a city that she always saw as a favorite daughter.

Irene Fargo was known to the general public especially for two appearances at the Sanremo Festival, both times in the New Proposals section, where he finished second both in 1991 (behind Paolo Vallesi) and in 1992 (behind Aleandro Baldi and Francesca Alotta). The songs she brought to Sanremo recalled her great passion for art, theater and opera: “The woman of Ibsen” And “Like a Turandot” have been known pieces that even the radios have been on for years. In 1993 she had come one step away from the selection to enter the competition with the Big.

She had noticed since she was a child that she had a beautiful voice and so in 1973 she began to sing with the Polyphonic Choir City of Chiari. After several years of carrying her voice around in our province, in 1987 she participated in the Castrocaro Festival and only later she created her stage name which then made her become popular. Among her albums of hers, his debut was «Irene Fargo» in 1990which was followed by «The magic voice of the moon» in 1992, «Labyrinths of the heart» and many others, up to the last effort, «Il cuore fa» in 2016.

In the last twenty years, living in Chiari, she has also tried her hand at musicals and, before the Italian national team match in Malta in 2013 in Valletta, she sang Mameli’s anthem in front of the public. Cinema was also not lacking in her repertoire, with the musical leitmotif of the film «Nel mio amore» by the writer Susanna Tamaronor did television (it was stable for a certain period on “Domenica In”).

In more recent years he had collaborated with some local realities, especially in Chiari, but also in Montichiari. The local Clarense authority wrote yesterday evening that «the mayor, the Administration and the staff of the Municipality of Chiari express their condolences and their closeness to the family for the loss of Flavia Pozzaglio. She has been and will continue to be a source of pride for our entire city ». The mayor of Montichiari and other personalities from the world of politics and of course local and national music did the same.

Although the causes of his death are not yet known, rumors of his illness had been running around in the music industry for a couple of weeks. Even Renato Zero had made an appeal to his fans in which he asked to “give a caress to Irene”, considered “a good and generous soul” as well as “a sensitive and passionate artist”. Among the many friendships he has made in her career, also Lucio Dalla, who for her had been a true friend of her. However, the singer and record producer Giovanna Nocetti gave the official news of Irene Fargo’s death last night with a post on social media.