|Origin Naples (Italy)|
Labels Philips Records
Genres Folk music
Siblings Giuliana De Sio
|Instruments Vocals, Guitar|
Name Teresa Sio
Music group Musicanova
Years active Since 1976
|Born 3 November 1955 (1955-11-03) |
Albums Sindarella Suite, Toledo E Regina
Similar People Giuliana De Sio, Eugenio Bennato, Paola Turci, Francesco Baccini, Stefano di Battista
Teresa de sio brigante e brigantessa briganti brigantesse
Teresa De Sio (born 3 November 1952) is an Italian folk singer-songwriter and the sister of the actress Giuliana De Sio.
- Teresa de sio brigante e brigantessa briganti brigantesse
- Non tengo paura teresa de sio
- Biography and career
- Compilation albums
Non tengo paura teresa de sio
Biography and career
She was born in Naples and lived in Cava de' Tirreni, the originary town of her family. In 1976 she started her career as singer with Eugenio Bennato and the "Musicanova", a group which centered in Neapolitan folk music.
In 1980 she launched her first album as single artist (Sulla terra sulla luna) and in 1982 she gained a national success in Italy with the album Teresa De Sio, sung in Neapolitan, which sold over 500,000 copies. The album Tre, of the same year, also sold over 500,000 copies; her songs of this period include Voglia 'e turnà, Aumm aumm, 'E pazzielle, Terra 'e nisciuno and Ario'.
In the albums Africana (1985) and Sindarella suite (1988) she collaborated with Brian Eno; in the 1990s she started writing texts regarding social issues. For her album Un libero cercare (1995) she worked with Fabrizio De André and Fiorella Mannoia.
In the 2000s she produced 2 albums. In 2005 De Sio took part at the 62nd edition of the Venice Film Festival with the documentary Craj (directed by Davide Marengo), who gained the "Lino Micciché prize".