Remembering Franco Battiato in New York
Franco Battiato, a genius of Italian music, has died. He was 76 years old. In his long career he has delivered unforgettable songs
We remember the great Franco Battiato who died in the last hours with this video - made in 2010 at the Italian House Zerilli-Marimò.
Franco Battiato at NYU's Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò replies to the director Stefano Albertini and tells his story. He talks about his latest single "Inners Auge" with which he attacks the overly corrupt Italian political class. And again, outspoken. speaks of his music, of the young musicians, of his region, Sicily, of his being a solitary musician.