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Salvatore, Knight Adamo born 1 November is a Belgian singer and composer, who is known for his romantic ballads. Adamo was born in Italy and grew up from the age of three in Belgium. He holds dual citizenship of Belgium and Italy. He has sold more than 80 million albums and 20 million singles making him one of the most commercially successful musicians in the world. He is currently the best selling Belgian musician of all time. Adamo was born in ComisoSicily.
His father Antonio, a well diggeremigrated to Belgium in February 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. InSalvatore was bedridden for a year with meningitis.
Bythe family of Ensemble - Adamo - Adamo and Concetta Adamo had seven children overall. Salvatore grew up in Jemappes Monswhere he was a dedicated student at school and distinguished himself in music and the arts. 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 Ensemble - Adamo - Adamo the song "Si j'osais" "If I dared"winning the competition's final held in Paris on 14 February He followed this with a series of hits, the most famous being " Tombe la neige " "The snow falls" in"La nuit" "The Night" inand " Inch'Allah ".
The self-penned "Petit bonheur" "Little Happiness" sold over one million copies by Apriland was awarded a gold disc. Adamo has sold over million Thought I Could Trust A Girl - Various - Rappers To Riches of recordings worldwide.
He has recorded in many languages and, besides France and Belgiumhad hits in Italy, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, PortugalTurkey and also in Japan, where he toured repeatedly.
He has had hits and toured also in Latin America and throughout the Middle East. In the s, Adamo's career faltered, as the style of his music was no longer fashionable. Since the s, 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 Adamo briefly attempted movie acting Ensemble - Adamo - Adamo he was cast Hide And Seek - Big Joe Turner - The Very Best Of Big Joe Turner the film Les Arnaudwhich starred Bourvil.
InAdamo had heart problems which necessitated a heart Ensemble - Adamo - Adamo operation Ensemble - Adamo - Adamo a temporary though total withdrawal from work. Inhealth problems forced him to cancel a scheduled tour but, sincehe is touring again.
At the end of the s, Adamo married Nicole. At the height of his stardom, his own father died by drowning on 7 August He wrote a number of songs for his sister, including her debut hit "Prends le chien" in She also joined him in his tour in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Please help by adding reliable sources. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.
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