"Garrisca to the wind the banner of purple..."— ACF-Fiorentina (@acffiorentina) January 25, 2020
"For always of Florence, the pride and glory"
taken from the 'youtube' version of the hymn of the Florentine pic.twitter.com/89RwykWS6Q
The musician is gone in his house on the florentine hills and leaves his wife Fiorella and their children Daniela and Andrea. Born in Campi Bisenzio on the 29th of November, 1927, Paris was a leading exponent of the school of stornellatori tuscan at the turn of the Forties and Fifties, among the most beloved performers from public radio and from florence.
He made his debut in Radio in Florence, with whom he worked from 1945 to 1965, establishing itself as the "radio singer" with the various orchestras of the Rai and, in particular, with the formation of Francesco Ferrari. His repertoire, initially set to the typical stornelli, opened progressively to the classic genre of melodic.
In 1955 the participation in the san remo Festival pair with Claudio Villa introducing the song 'Incantatella', destined to become an international success. In 1957, then was among the protagonists of the 'Voices and faces of fortune', the program broadcasting, the precursor of the 'Settlement". Numerous awards for a career that has committed long-even in the United States. The 25 march 2012 had also been awarded the Prize of the arts 'the Florentines in the World'.
in Addition to having made a decisive contribution to the Italian song, with 'Angelina', 'Prisoner of a dream', 'Tango sea' and 'I met you in Naples', 'foreign Land', has been a point of reference for the repertoire florentine and a symbol of the tuscan capital. His name is inextricably linked to the hymn in the 'Fiorentina' ('Garrisca to the wind the banner'), which accompanies the entrance of the teams on the field at the Franchi stadium, and celebrates the victories housewives of Purple. Called 'the Song of Purple', and was recorded in 1959, although it had been known by the people football of lilies such as 'Fiorentina'. In 2002, the same Paris gave to the Collective Infringes on the rights of the song.
memory "For always of Florence, the pride and the glory": with these words from the song purple the president Rocco Commisso and the whole of the Fiorentina wanted to make a first tribute to the artist and avid football fan "who writes the club in a note - carried the name of Florence and the Florentine in the world". "With his voice excites us every time, with his songs has led Italy in the world. A gentle man, the gold Florin, with him, a piece of old Florence if he goes for always. Have a good trip Narciso Paris, that the land will be mild" memories on twitter of the mayor Dario Nardella . On the 29th of November 2017, the day of the ninetieth birthday of Paris, Nardella gave the singer the gold of the city of Florence, the highest honour a municipality. "With his voice - he said at the time the mayor of Paris has linked its name to the city and his purple heart. Paris is a florentine, and a singer that is loved not only in his city but also abroad, in the United States, where he was ambassador of the best Italian musical tradition". "With Narciso Parigi goes a piece of Florence's history. He taught me, I do not florentine by birth, the sense of the florentine spirit more than any other figure, a witness and a protagonist of so many years of music and tradition," the message of the minister of culture Thomas Bags .
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