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Ernesto Bonino
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Birth Date:January 16, 1922
Astrology Sign:Capricron
Chinese Sign:Rooster - Yang
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Occupation:Jazz singer

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Ernesto Bonino

Biography:Ernesto Bonino (Turin, 16 January 1922) was one of Italy's most popular singers of 1940s.

His career began in the clubs of his hometown in late 1930s. In those years Turin's musical scene was very lively: Fred Buscaglione, for instance, was beginning his career performing in the city's nightclubs.

Thanks to Carlo Prato, who had earlier launched Trio Lescano, Ernesto Bonino had an audition at the Italian state radio company EIAR. He debuted on air on 5 January 1941 with the song Tango argentino. It was instant success. Other hits followed: La Paloma, Se fossi milionario, La famiglia canterina (with Trio Lescano), A zonzo, Musica Maestro, Il giovanotto matto, Ti comprerò l'armonica, Conosci mia cugina?. In 1940s Ernesto Bonino, dubbed "Mister Swing", rivalled only with Natalino Otto and Alberto Rabagliati in terms of popularity.

In 1947 he embarked on a long tour in Latin America: Peru, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico, Cuba. He and Tina de Mola took Havana by storm with their song Chinito chinita.

In 1952 he moved to the USA. His dream of singing jazz standards in the best clubs of New York, Chicago and Miami came true. He made a brief comeback to Italy in 1955 for the musical comedy La Granduchessa e i camerieri by Garinei and Giovannini. After that theater season was over, he went back to the US until 1958.

Ernesto Bonino took part only once to the San Remo Music Festival. It was in 1962 and he placed third with Gondolì, Gondolà, written by the duo Carosone-Nisa. After the contest, Carosone hired him for the European tour of his band.

After that successful tour Ernesto Bonino's popularity faded. In 1986 he lost his voice following a surgical operation. In December 2000 he was granted a state life allowance for his artistic merits. Since 23 April 2003 he has been a resident of Giuseppe Verdi Retirement Home for Artists in Milan.

Chinese Horoscope for Ernesto Bonino
Includes characteristics and Vices
Ernesto Bonino's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 08, 1921 - January 27, 1922
Birthday: January 16, 1922

The Rooster is a Yang,
and is the Tenth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Blind Faith

Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Ernesto Bonino's Personality Tarot Card The Emperor - Personality Card

Birthday: January 16, 1922

Material success, stability, authority and ambition.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Ernesto Bonino's Growth Tarot Card The Wheel of Fortune

Birthday: January 16, 2018

A new chapter is starting; problems are solved through changes in circumstances.




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