Article Date: 04/04/2008
Location: Teatro Obihall
Born in Udine on June 12 1968.Coltiva since childhood passion for singing, always forging and perfecting of the most intense and warm voice that is its main feature that makes it unique.
The first contest that he is the protagonist, in an attempt to get out of the basements canonical dall'asfittico world where each anonymous musician is forced to try, is the one between Brescia band called "Deskomusic". Renga has only sixteen but already a great stage presence; his group is called "Modus Vivendi", founded just a year before with some friends.
But that contest is also writing another group destined to mark the biography of Renga, the then unknown "Precious Time", then become "Fear". Among the young Brescia band and singer in body grass feel and Francesco moved bag and baggage, so to speak, from them. Good choice, it seems, since the year after not only the band won the second edition of the same competition, but changed the name precisely in Fear, will be the breeding grounds where Renga has the opportunity to develop his artistic talent to the next thirteen years.
Much loved by young people, Fear trend and are now in a short amount of time here they limestone the stages of Europe in dozens of concerts.
In late 1998, however, something is broken and Renga leaves Timoria.
Its comeback takes place as a soloist in 2000 with the release of the homonymous "Francesco Renga". An album that, to hear the words of the Renga, not yet revealed fully the potential of Brescia song-writer. instead exploded the following year, while for him fundamental participation in Sanremo Youth with "Tell", which won him the Critics Prize. "Tracks", the final disc statement as a soloist with the public, was released in 2002 simultaneously with its new participation in Sanremo (this time between the Big) with "Traces of You."
Francesco is a solid reality of the national music scene and is always ready to surprise with new intensive work.
The ultimate success of Francesco Renga is "Angel", the song with which in 2005 won the 55th edition of the Sanremo Festival.
2007, for the Italian songwriter will be an important year, as it will release its fourth album, "Iron and board." His first single, "Change direction". In the same year, also he published the first book by Francesco Renga, entitled "How I can."
Renga has two children by his partner, the actress Ambra Angiolini: Jolanda and Leonardo.
- Francesco Renga (2001)
- Traces (2002)
- Rooms with a View (2004)
- Iron and board (2007)
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