It isn’t anyone’s business what Dalla got up to in the privacy of his bedroom so long as he did not do it in the middle of Piazza Cinquecento in full view of the whole world during peak traffic hours. I also feel much of this "far removed from the gay culture" stuff is basically a rather roundabout way of saying that he was closeted. [9][10][11], This outing sparked debate about Italian society's attitudes towards homosexuality. As far as I can see all of these are true, reflected by the sources, and hence the article ought to be in accordance with these. Don’t people have a right to be whatever they are without the need for public approval? That, in English, "gay" and "homosexual" mean substantively the same thing in this context. We’re not talking here of a married father caught cottaging for boys in some public latrine while demanding respect as an elected representative of the people. [6], The 1990 hit single "Attenti al lupo" gave Dalla wider success in Europe. Editor's talk page? Classical, Singer/Songwriter, Italian Pop, Euro-Pop, International, Western European Traditions, Italian Music, Intimate, Bittersweet, Reflective, Nocturnal, Sophisticated, Literate, Autumnal, Wistful, Searching, Yearning, Brooding,,,, La mazurka del barone, della santa e del fico fiorone. Since none of us know, this entire element should be left out. Edit warring? Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are as essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. ), bio je popularni talijanski pjevač, tekstopisac i glazbenik.Svirao je klarinet i klavijature.. Dalla je djelovao u okviru glazbenih žanrova; folka, jazza i klasične glazbe.Pjesma Caruso je prodana u više od 9 mil. That’s a different matter entirely. He should not have been given the microphone. So, I really can't understand why we should define "gay" a man who didn't want to be considered gay.-- Guido Lonchile (talk) 20:14, 11 August 2013 (UTC) -. Sources are easily sufficient to say he was gay. Then, depending on how their friends and family reacted, they might say that after it became easier. The news shocked the Italians because Dalla was the author of beautiful love-songs which he sung with that strong passion for music; people automatically thought that they were about women. If there is other fair use media, consider checking that you have specified the fair use rationale on the other images used on this page. (Additionally, I think it is worth looking at other sources - eg those on - to see if the claim that his sexuality was an "open secret" is justified). He also played clarinet and keyboards. However, Dalla's debut at the Cantagiro music festival in 1965 was not successful probably due to both his physical appearance as well as his music, which was considered too experimental for the time. Ask any gay man or woman and they will always tell you that it was hard to begin with. Help us build our profile of Lucio Dalla! If you have any questions, or need the bot to ignore the links, or the page altogether, please visit this simple FaQ for additional information. I have just added archive links to one external link on Lucio Dalla. display: none; (I wouldn't be surprised if it was an "open secret", but that's OR.) z o. o. Sp. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. I disagree (predictably). In 1979, his popularity was confirmed by the success of the Banana Republic album and the first of two self-titled albums, Lucio Dalla, followed by Dalla in 1980. His partner was well out of order to reveal his sexuality at the funeral. Now there’s a big squabble on between those who think he was a hypocrite for keeping it so well hidden and then getting a big church funeral at the end. Cheers.—InternetArchiveBot (Report bug) 07:47, 27 May 2017 (UTC). Great article nonetheless but the premiss is totally false! [7], In 2010, Dalla came back to work with Francesco De Gregori during the "Work in Progress" tour and album. Done. Tijekom života Dalla nije puno govorio o svojoj sekusalnoj orjentaciji. Using one of the templates at Wikipedia:Fair use rationale guideline is an easy way to insure that your image is in compliance with Wikipedia policy, but remember that you must complete the template. Think about all the fabulous love songs by Elton John. Alternatively, you can add {{nobots|deny=InternetArchiveBot}} to keep me off the page altogether. /* ----------------------------------------- */. And he managed to do that, although I believe many Italians knew he was gay. Whatever people’s wishes were in life, you have to respect them in death. The entire argument here is whether Lucio Dalla's homosexuality is certifiable or not. Dalla never spoke about his sexuality, and his presumed partner (who was probably like a son to him) doesn't want to be called his partner. Lucio Dalla was outed as gay after his funeral (at which his longterm associate and partner Marco Alemanno, with whom he had shared a house, spoke), although he had not publicly acknowledged this during his life, saying in a 1979 interview "Non mi sento omosessuale" ("I do not feel gay"). This website uses cookies to improve your experience. [5] Maynard Ferguson also covered the song on his album "Brass Attitude", after having previously paid tribute to Caruso with his rendition of "Vesti la giubba" (titled as "Pagliacci") on the album Primal Scream. [18] The single was also certified platinum by the Federation of the Italian Music Industry. The fact he never did was because it either was not the truth or because he wanted to keep his private live ‘private’. There are many straight performers who don’t treat women as some sort of sex objects. It is a reality that many people are aware of. Dalla just never made a big fuss about it. This outing sparked debate about Italian society's attitudes towards homosexuality. Until we get to the day that a person’s sexual preferences are actually ‘ not a news item’ then we will never really be free from this prejudice way of seeing things. To reactivate, replace "helped" with your help request. The verb "presumed" probably presents the most accurate picture. Please take a moment to review my edit. This guy always wanted a bit of the limelight around Dalla until he managed to get into his team and make himself almost indispensable to his idol. So long as the topic does not overshadow other facts about his life and career, tehre is nothing wrong with noting this, and in fact we need to, and the category is not obtrusive. Not very reasonable. One cannot confirm his sexual orientation based on an op-ed piece, third hand accounts, and no other substantiation from a reputable source. Y The help request has been answered. What a bunch of hypocrities these Italians are. God help us, the time will come when we’re almost embarrassed to say we’re straight. Lucio Dalla was outed as gay after his funeral (at which his longterm associate and partner Marco Alemanno, with whom he had shared a house, spoke), although he had not publicly acknowledged this during his life, saying in a 1979 interview "Non mi sento omosessuale" ("I do not feel gay"). That since he was gay he was necessarily an "LGBT" person. For once you got your information very wrong. So I have re-reverted its removal. Teksty piosenek Lucio Dalla. It’s highly probable he did not have his permission and could be about the estate. It is recounted that once the saintly Dun Gorg was pressed to celebrate mass in a funeral of a businessman, he tried hard to avoid the whole ‘charade’ but succumbed to the pressure of the deceased’s relatives. Era solo una persona riservata", parola di Alfonso Signorini", "Death of singer Lucio Dalla sparks Italy gay debate", "Website of the Quirinale decorated detail", "Lucio Dalla Dead: Italian Singer-songwriter Dies at 68", "In 50,000 in Piazza: Lacrime e Applausi per Il Funerale di Dalla", "FIMI – Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana – Certificazioni",, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, "Caruso", "Attenti al lupo", "Balla balla ballerino", "Il parco della luna", "Lunedì", "L'ultima luna", This page was last edited on 15 November 2020, at 17:13. Homophobic people are not very clever, that's why Ahmadinejad said exactly the same silly thing. But only because of his behaviour and his determination to prove the opposite. Who cares whether the others are straight or gay?