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Franco Gatti Cause of Death: What Happened To Italian Singer Franco Gatti Revealed

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, an Italian musician, and composer passed away at the age of 80 in Genoa on Tuesday. He was a founding member of the renowned Italian polyphonic group Ricchi e Poveri.

How Did Die?

Franco Gatti died at the age of 80, on Tuesday, 18 October 2022. “A piece of the history of Italian music has gone,” said Brothers of Italy (FdI) leader and likely future premier Giorgia Meloni via Twitter.

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“A man who faced the painful challenges of life with great dignity.”

Gatti quit the team in 2016 as a result of his son’s death but he took part in a reunion to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the band’s debut at the Sanremo Music Festival in 2020. He leaves behind a wife and daughter. His final TV appearance was in June when he and his wife Stefania were questioned about the passing of their son.

Who is Franco Gatti?

Gatti was a member of Ricchi e poveri, a popular band in Genoa, which was formed in the 1960s. Franco Gatti is generally referred to by everyone as the “moustache” of the Rich and the Poor. He had left the group after his son’s death after his disappearance.

Franco had long since separated from the group, after the sudden death of his 23-year-old son Alessio in 2013. Later he joined the group from 2020 to 2022. With the song “Questo amore (This love),” the group represented Italy at the 1978 Eurovision Song Contest in Paris, coming in at number twelve with 53 points.

Franco Gatti Cause of Death

Franco Gatti Cause of death was not disclosed yet. But it is believed that Franco Gatti suffered the Crohn’s disease syndrome after contracting the Sars-Cov-2 virus in October 2020. The singer discussed it on the Storie Italian program on Rai 1 with Eleonora Daniele. He said, “I had it as a boy and it was gone for 30 years. Dr. Furnari used cortisone to treat me, which had mixed results because it caused candida overgrowth in my gut and little herpes.”

The sickness is not certain to be the cause of Franco Gatti’s death. However, it is still possible that he was significantly weakened as a result of Covid and subsequently the reappearance of Crohn’s disease.

Ngnews247.com have been trying to reach out to the family and relatives for comment on the incident. So far no responses have been received. We will update the page once enough information is available. More information on Franco Gatti Cause of death will be added soon.

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