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February 7, 1952
Zocca, Emilia Romagna, Italy
Vasco Rossi (born 7 February 1952) is an Italian singer-songwriter. During his 30-year career, he has published 21 albums (including live and collection discs) and has written some 130 songs, as well as lyrics for other artists. He calls himself a "provoca(u)tore" (an Italian portmanteau for "provoking author") as throughout his career he has been regularly criticized over his choice of lifestyle and the lyrics in his songs.
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