19 April 1952 (age 63) (
Record producer, talent scout
Maria Paola Danna (m. 1992)
Jody Cecchetto, Leonardo Cecchetto
Linus, Jovanotti, Claudio Simonetti, Michele Centonze, Miko Mission
Claudio Cecchetto (born 19 April 1952) is an Italian record producer and talent scout.
Life and career
Cechetto was born in Ceggia. He has hosted several Italian music festivals, from Festival di Sanremo to Festivalbar, and many television programs throughout his career. He founded the stations Radio DeeJay and Radio Capital.
He is also known for being the talent scout for several musical artists and television personalities, including Gerry Scotti, Jovanotti, Fiorello, Sabrina Salerno, 883, Nikki, B-nario, Albertino, Linus, Luca Laurenti, Marco Mazzoli, Daniele Bossari, Fabio Volo, Leonardo Pieraccioni, DJ Francis (aka Francesco Facchinetti) and more recently, Finley. Cecchetto was also a singer; his 1981 song "Gioca-Jouer" reached the first position on the Italian hit parade.
In the spring of 1992, he married Maria Paola Danna in Riccione. They have two children, Jody Cecchetto (born in 1994) and Leonardo Cecchetto (born in 2000).