Donatella Rettore

Donatella Rettore, also simply known as Rettore (born July 8, 1953, in Castelfranco Veneto, Province of Treviso) is an Italian singer and songwriter .[1]

Rettore started her singing career in 1973. Her early recordings was oriented towards Italian music. She became successful in 1979 when she recorded the album Brivido Divino. Her most popular hits are Splendido Splendente (Splendid Shining), Kobra, Donatella, Lamette (Razor Blades), This Time, Io Ho Te (I've Got You), Amore Stella (Love Star) e Di Notte Specialmente (Especially By Night). The majority of Rettore's albums are a mixture of pop, rock, disco music and ska. In the mid-1980s she experienced a slow decline in popularity, and she had to wait almost a decade before recording a top 10 Italian charts hit. Rettore's most recent album, Stralunata, is an anthological double CD & DVD which entered directly to n. 2 and stayed in top 10 Italian charts for two months.

Donatella Rettore
Donatella Rettore



  • 1975 Ogni Giorno Si Cantano Canzoni D'amore (-)
  • 1977 Donatella Rettore (-)
  • 1979 Brivido Divino (#12)
  • 1980 Magnifico Delirio (#8)
  • 1981 Estasi Clamorosa (#8)
  • 1982 Kamikaze Rock'n'roll Suicide (#18)
  • 1982 Super Rock, Le Sue Piu' Belle Canzoni (-)
  • 1983 Far West (#22)
  • 1985 Danceteria (#20)
  • 1988 Rettoressa (#47)
  • 1989 Ossigenata (#39)
  • 1991 Son Rettore E Canto (#42)
  • 1994 Incantesimi Notturni (#32)
  • 1996 Concert (-)
  • 2005 Figurine (#45)
  • 2008 Stralunata (#2 Dvd Chart)
  • 2011 Caduta massi (#26)
  • 2012 The Best Of The Beast (-)


  • 1973 Quando Tu (-)
  • 1974 Capelli Sciolti (-)
  • 1975 Ti Ho Preso Con Me (-)
  • 1976 Lailola' (-)
  • 1977 Carmela (-)
  • 1978 Eroe (#37)
  • 1979 Splendido Splendente (#6)
  • 1980 Kobra (#4)
  • 1981 Donatella (#3)
  • 1982 Lamette (#8)
  • 1982 This Time (#8)
  • 1983 Io Ho Te (#13)
  • 1985 Femme Fatale (#19)
  • 1986 Amore Stella (#42)
  • 1989 Zan Zan Zan (#47)
  • 1994 Di Notte Specialmente (#9)
  • 2003 Bastardo (#29)
  • 2005 Konkiglia (-)
  • 2011 L'Onda del Mar (-)
  • 2011 Callo (-)
  • 2011 Lamette Katana (7" vinyl)
  • 2012 Natale Sottovoce (-)
  • 2013 Ciao Ciao (-)
  • 2013 Ciao Ciao Remixes EP (-)


  1. ^ "DONATELLA RETTORE OFFICIAL MYSPACE". Retrieved 10 April 2011.

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Ariston Records

Ariston Records was a record label established in Milan, Italy, by Alfredo Rossi (1925–2008). It was active from 1964 to 1989. It was part of the larger Ariston Group, which was founded in 1949 by Alfredo and his brother, the composer Carlo Alberto Rossi (1921–2010), and which included several publishing firms, recording studios, and a record pressing plant. Musicians who recorded for the label included I Corvi, Bruno Lauzi, Ornella Vanoni, Mino Reitano, Franco Califano, Claudio Rocchi, and Donatella Rettore.


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The film also stars Kinski's young wife (Debora Kinski) and son (Nikolai Kinski) alongside him. Klaus Kinski felt that he and Paganini had led similar lives, and both gave "demonic" performances in their own fields that often sparked great controversy.

In his 1999 documentary My Best Fiend, frequent collaborator Werner Herzog explains that Kinski repeatedly asked him to direct the film, but Herzog refused because he thought the script was "unfilmable". Herzog also states that the preparation for his role in Kinski Paganini caused the actor to take on an uncomfortable "alien" air that disrupted Kinski's performance in their last film together, Cobra Verde.

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In 2008 he released Do Not Disturb, a blues album with Mhmm for Banksville Records as songwriter, producer, singer, bassist and keyboardist. In 2011 he released Low Fare Flight to the Earth, his solo album, as singer and composer, playing all instruments, for Musea records. Now based in London, Paolo is also the drummer of Laura Guidi and of acclaimed Italian punk band Sorella Maldestra (producer of their second album, Maltempo). In 2016 he released his first book in Italian, “Gli Ambienti Teorici Multidimensionali”, with an English language edition available soon. This year, in addition to releasing his new solo album The Day After The Night Before, Paolo will produce Call Porter (a very alternative remake of classic Cole Porter hits) with the Brazilian jazz star Lica Cecato, and will play guitar in the new Sound Wall Project album, produced by Andrea Bonizzi, with Colin Edwin of Porcupine Tree on bass and Angelo Bruschini of Massive Attack.

In 2017 he released his second solo album, "The day after the night before" released by Banksville Records and produced the original soundtrack of La Tempete, a movie by Ricky Mastro. In January 2019, in occasion of the reunion of S.A.D.O. Società Anonima Decostruzionismi Organici, Paolo releases "Musiche per signorine da marito - Cura uditiva della narcolessia in forma Sentenziale" [38] (Banksville Records), a double experimental album, in English and Italian version in the same record, formed of nine songs (total duration: seven miutes and 30 seconds), recorded in Sentential format (song, truth, sentence).


Rettore may refer to:

Magnifico Rettore, head of an Italian university

Rector (politics)

Donatella Rettore (born 1955), Italian singer and songwriter

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