Giorgio Calabrese, Italian songwriter, Died at 86

Giorgio Calabrese was born on November 28, 1929, and died on March 31, 2016.

He was an Italian songwriter.

He collaborated regularly with French pop music star Charles Aznavour.

Giorgio Calabrese wrote the original Italian lyrics for the popular song “Softly, as I Leave You”, and the Italian version of Aznavour’s famous song, “She”, titled “Lei”.

Giorgio also wrote the Italian lyrics for the song, “E se domani”, composed by Carlo Rossi.

And he took part in the 1964 Sanremo Musical Festival.

Giorgio Calabrese passed away at 86 yrs old.