Anna Oxa

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Birthday
28, 1961
Birthplace
Bari, Italy
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
28, 1961 (age 57)
Birthplace
Bari, Italy

About

Born Iliriana Hoxha and better known by her stage name of Anna Oxa, this Italian vocalist released such chart-topping singles as "Un'emozione da poco" and "È tutto un attimo."

Before Fame

When she was just fifteen years old, she performed at Italy's prestigious Sanremo Music Festival. At eighteen, she won first place at the same festival after performing a duet with Italian blues singer Fausto Leali.

Trivia

Before signing with Columbia Records and releasing the popular Per Sognare, Per Cantare, Per Ballare album, she recorded a #1-ranked, self-titled debut album on the RCA Italiana label.

Family Life

She was born in Bari, Italy, to a family of Albanian heritage.

Associated With

She recorded a popular cover of Patti Smith's hit song "Because the Night."