Thony

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Thony
Birth nameFederica Victoria Caiozzo
Born (1982-05-17) 17 May 1982 (age 37)
Palermo, Italy
OriginItaly
Genres Acoustic, Indie folk, Indie rock
Occupation(s)Singer, actress
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active2004–present
Website www.rockit.it/thony

Thony (born 15 May 1982; Federica Victoria Caiozzo) is an Italian singer and actress.

Italy European country

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a European country located in Southern Europe consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and surrounded by several islands. Located in the middle of the Mediterranean sea and traversed along its length by the Apennines, Italy has a largely temperate seasonal and Mediterranean climate. The country covers a total area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi), and land area of 294,140 km2 (113,570 sq mi), and shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and the enclaved microstates of Vatican City and San Marino. Italy has a territorial exclave in Switzerland (Campione) and a maritime exclave in the Tunisian Sea (Lampedusa). With around 60 million inhabitants, Italy is the fourth-most populous member state of the European Union.

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Biography

Thony was born in Sicily from Italian father and Polish mother. She moved to Rome in 2002 to study singing and music; After a few years of solo live performances, she started in 2009 a collaboration with the band Jobi 4, resulting in the publication of an EP and a LP.

Sicily Island in the Mediterranean and region of Italy

Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and one of the 20 regions of Italy. It is one of the five Italian autonomous regions, in Southern Italy along with surrounding minor islands, officially referred to as Regione Siciliana.

Rome Capital of Italy

Rome is the capital city and a special comune of Italy. Rome also serves as the capital of the Lazio region. With 2,872,800 residents in 1,285 km2 (496.1 sq mi), it is also the country's most populated comune. It is the fourth most populous city in the European Union by population within city limits. It is the centre of the Metropolitan City of Rome, which has a population of 4,355,725 residents, thus making it the most populous metropolitan city in Italy. Rome is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, within Lazio (Latium), along the shores of the Tiber. The Vatican City is an independent country inside the city boundaries of Rome, the only existing example of a country within a city: for this reason Rome has been often defined as capital of two states.

After these experiences she decided to focus on the solo album, With the Green in My Mouth, produced in 2010 with the Stefano Mariani (sound editor) and published on the web only in 2011. [1] Thanks to this record, the Italian movie director Paolo Virzì contacted her to work on the soundtrack of his movie upcoming film Every Blessed Day [2] (Italian : Tutti i santi giorni, 2012). [3] During the beginning of the filming, Virzì decided to offer her also the leading female role, [4] [5] together with Luca Marinelli. [6] She is nominated in 2013 for David di Donatello for Best Actress (Italian: David di Donatello per la migliore attrice protagonista). She published in 2012 the album Birds [7] [8] with the collaborations of Leonardo Milani, Zsuzsanna Krazsnai e Andrea Ruggiero, and produced by herself. The song Flowers Blossom is awarded with the Ciak d'oro in June 2013 for best original song. [9]

Paolo Virzì Italian film director, writer and producer

Paolo Virzì is an Italian film director, writer and producer.

A soundtrack, also written sound track, can be recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, book, television program, or video game; a commercially released soundtrack album of music as featured in the soundtrack of a film, video, or television presentation; or the physical area of a film that contains the synchronized recorded sound.

<i>Every Blessed Day</i> 2012 film by Paolo Virzì

Every Blessed Day is a 2012 Italian romantic comedy film directed by Paolo Virzì.

In 2016 she announced to be part of a new band called "Malihini" and signed with the London label Memphis Industries

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She has the main female role in Daniele Luchetti's "Momenti di trascurabile felicità" .

Discography

Sony Music American music company

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Filmography

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Italian language Romance language

Italian is a Romance language of the Indo-European language family. Italian descended from the Vulgar Latin of the Roman Empire and, together with Sardinian, is by most measures the closest language to it of the Romance languages. Italian is an official language in Italy, Switzerland, San Marino and Vatican City. It has an official minority status in western Istria. It formerly had official status in Albania, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro (Kotor) and Greece, and is generally understood in Corsica and Savoie. It also used to be an official language in the former Italian East Africa and Italian North Africa, where it still plays a significant role in various sectors. Italian is also spoken by large expatriate communities in the Americas and Australia. Italian is included under the languages covered by the European Charter for Regional or Minority languages in Bosnia and Herzegovina and in Romania, although Italian is neither a co-official nor a protected language in these countries. Many speakers of Italian are native bilinguals of both Italian and other regional languages.

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References

  1. With the green in my mouth EP Rockit
  2. Every blessed day Cineuropa
  3. John DeFore. "Every Blessed Day (Tutti i Santi Giorni): Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter .
  4. MI MANDA VIRZÌ THONY: 'SONO UNA PALERMITANA FORTUNATA', by Paola Nicita, in la Repubblica ; published 11 October 2012; retrieved 4 September 2016
  5. VIVIMILANO in Corriere della sera ; retrieved 4 September 2016
  6. Lavazza Italian Film Festival; retrieved 4 September 2016
  7. Birds Album Rockit
  8. Birds Album Allmusic
  9. Ciak d’oro 2013, trionfa con 4 premi “La miglior offerta” ilvelino.it
  10. filmography La Repubblica
  11. filmography La Repubblica
  12. La Notte e' piccola per noi in Filmitalia; retrieved 4 September 2016