Aldo Piga

Maestro Aldo Piga was a music composer from 1928 to 1994 in New York, USA. Aldo Piga's work was mainly produced in the 1950s and 1960s in Italy. He started as a song composer and later approached the movie soundtrack field. His participation in the pop music Italian market counts with two participations in the famous contest of Sanremo, one of which was overshadowed in the year of the famous Modugno's Volare song. In the movies soundtrack he recorded about one hundred films. His activity as a composer was strongly influenced by classical music and jazz be bop roots of his early years in the music scene of the Big Apple. After a promising career as a music writer, he decided to start working as a film producer in the late 1960s. This change lead to an end in both his careers as a writer and producer. In the 1990s Piga left Italy to retire in New York where he spent his last days until 1994.


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