|Birth name||Helmut Barthold Johannes Alma Lotigiers|
|Born||22 October 1969|
|Genres||Classical, pop, rock & roll, easy listening|
|Labels||Piet Roelen Productions|
Helmut Lotti (born Helmut Barthold Johannes Alma Lotigiers; 22 October 1969), is a Belgian tenorand singer-songwriter. Lotti performs in several styles and languages. Once an Elvis impersonator, he has sung African and Latino and Jewish music hit records, and he crossed over into classical music in the 1990s.
The son of Luc and Rita (née Lagrou), Helmut Barthold Johannes Alma Lotigiers was born in Ghent, Belgium, and began his singing career with a visual and singing style in an obvious imitation of Elvis Presley,and was described as "De Nieuwe Elvis" (in Dutch) or "The New Elvis". His first two albums were Vlaamse Nachten ("Flemish Nights", 1990) and Alles Wat Ik Voel ("All That I Feel", 1992). After a few more albums, he changed direction in 1995 with the first of what became a long series of "Helmut Lotti Goes Classic" albums, which proved to increase his popularity. Since 2000 he has also made successful recordings in traditional Latino, African and Russian-style music.
Lotti sings in his native language Dutch, as well as Afrikaans, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian, Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele and others. His albums has sold over 13 million worldwide.
Lotti does volunteer work as an ambassador for UNICEF. Lotti took part in the 0110 concerts against racism, organised by Tom Barman.
He was married 3 times, divorced 3 times and has 1 daughter. Lotti was diagnosed with autism as an adult.
|1990||Vlaamse Nachten / Flemish Nights|
|1992||Alles wat ik voel / All That I Feel|
|1994||Just for You|
|1995||Helmut Lotti Goes Classic|
|1996||Helmut Lotti Goes Classic II|
|1997||Helmut Lotti Goes Classic III|
|1998||Helmut Lotti Goes Classic Final Edition|
|1999||Out of Africa|
|2000||Vlaamse hits / Flemish hits|
|2001||Latino Love Songs|
|2002||My Tribute to the King|
|2003||Pop Classics in Symphony|
|2004||From Russia with Love|
|2006||Meine geliebte Klassik / My Favorite Classics|
|2008||Time to Swing|
|2013||Mijn Hart & Mijn Lijf|
|2015||Faith, Hope & Love|
|2016||The Comeback Album|
|2018||Soul Classics in Symphony|
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