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Moroder, Giorgio

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Personal name headingMoroder, Giorgio
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Variant(s)Moroder, Giovanni Giorgio
Giorgio, 1940-
Moroder, Hansjörg
Associated countryItaly
Associated placeGermany United States
Birth date1940-04-26
Place of birthOrtisei (Italy)
Field of activityUnderground dance music
Profession or occupationSound recording executives and producers Composers Singers Disc jockeys Disco musicians Film composers
Found inSummer, D. Once upon a time, c1978 (a.e.) captions (Giorgio Moroder)
Film composers guide, c1990 (Giorgio Moroder; b. 4-26-1940, Ortisei, Italy)
Wikipedia, August 5, 2015 (Giorgio Moroder; born Giovanni Giorgio Moroder, April 26, 1940, Urtijëi, South Tyrol, Italy; also known as Giorgio; Italian record producer, songwriter, performer, and DJ; frequently credited with pioneering synth disco and electronic dance music)
Int. ww in pop. mus., 10th, 16th eds. (Moroder, Giorgio; born April 26, 1941, Val Gardena; Italian producer, composer, and artist)
Oxford music online, August 5, 2015: Grove music online (Moroder, Giorgio; born April 26, 1940, Ortiséi; Italian producer and composer active in Germany and the USA; trained as an artist and architect before starting his musical career in the late 1960s) New Grove dictionary of American music, 2nd ed. (Moroder, Giorgio (Hansjörg); born April 26, 1940, Urtijëi, Italy; Italian producer, singer, and composer; he began his career in Germany in the mid-1960s as a singer) Enc. of popular music, 4th ed. (Moroder, Giorgio; born April 26, 1940, Ortisei, Val Gardena, Italy; although probably best-known as a pioneer of electronic music and as an instrumental figure in the development of 70s disco music, he has won three Academy Awards and four Golden Globe awards for his film soundtrack work)
Internet Movie Database, August 5, 2015 (Giorgio Moroder; born Hansjörg Moroder, April 26, 1940, Urtijëi, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy; alternate name: Giorgio)
Giorgio Moroder WWW site, August 5, 2015 (Giorgio Moroder; originally from Val Gardena-Dolomiti, Italy; "founder of disco and an electronic music trailblazer, Giorgio Moroder made his mark as an influential Italian producer, songwriter, performer and DJ"; 74 years old)
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