Ivan Della Mea

born on 16/10/1940 in Lucca, Toscana, Italy

died on 14/6/2009

Ivan Della Mea

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Ivan Della Mea

Ivan Della Mea (born Luigi Della Mea, 16 October 1940 died 14 June 2009) was an Italian novelist, journalist, singer-songwriter and political activist.

Biography

Born in Lucca, his family moved to Milan when he was a child. He worked in a factory, but eventually started to work at a small newspaper, Stasera.

In 1956 he joined the Italian Communist Party (PCI). He started his career as a singer and songwriter in Milanese dialect the same year.

In the 1960s, he belonged to the Italian Nuova canzone politica and became active in the magazine Nuovo Canzoniere Italiano. As a writer he started publishing some works in the 1980s/1990s, including three novels, and as a journalist. With his brother, Luciano, he wrote for Il Grandevetro, and worked at l'Unità and Liberazione.

His brother was political activist Luciano Della Mea (1924-2003).

Discography

Albums

  • Io so che un giorno (1966, LP)
  • Il rosso è diventato giallo (1979, LP)
  • La balorda (1972, LP)
  • Se qualcuno ti fa morto (1972, LP)
  • Ringhera (1974, LP)
  • Fiaba grande (1975, LP)
  • La piccola ragione di allegria (1978, LP)
  • Sudadio giudabestia (1979, LP)
  • Sudadio giudabestia 2 (1980, LP)
  • Karlett (1983, LP)
  • Ho male all'orologio (1997, CD)
  • La cantagranda forse walzer (2000, CD)

EP and 45 rpm

  • Ballate della violenza (1962, EP)
  • Ho letto sul giornale (1964, EP)
  • La mia vita ormai (1965, EP)
  • O cara moglie/Io ti chiedo di fare all'amore (1966, 45 rpm)
  • Ciò che voi non dite/La linea rossa (1967, 45 rpm, with G.Marini)
  • La nave dei folli (EP, 1972)

Literature

Works of Ivan Della Mea:

  • Il sasso dentro (1990; Interno Giallo editions)
  • Se nasco un'altra volta ci rinuncio (1992; Interno Giallo editions)
  • Sveglia sul buio (1997; Est editions)

External links

  • Ivan Della Mea at the Internet Movie Database
  • (Italian) A tribute from the Resistance Archives
  • (Italian) Infos on ildeposito.org
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