- Real name
- Giovanni Rota Rinaldi
- December 3, 1911
- April 10, 1979
- Prolific and influential composer, pianist, arranger, conductor and academic, best known for his film scores, especially for Federico Fellini's films. Rota worked with, among others, Franco Zeffirelli, Luchino Visconti, Eduardo De Filippo and Francis Ford Coppola.
Winner of the 1974 Academy Award for Best Original Score for "The Godfather Part II."
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Originally by Renato Rascel e coro
Released on Federico Fellini La dolce vita - Colonna sonora originale del film (1960)