Caterina Valente Similar Artists

Connie Francis - 29% match to Caterina Valente

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Comedy Easy Listening Musicals & The Arts Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero, 12 December 1938, Newark, New Jersey, USA. A popular singer of tearful ballads and jaunty up-tempo numbers, Francis was one of the most successful female artists of the 50s and 60s. She began playing the accordion at the age of four, and was singing and playing professionally when she was 11. After winning an Arthur Godfrey Talent Show, she ch Read more

Nana Mouskouri - 23% match to Caterina Valente

Genres: Vocals Easy Listening World Music Pop / Rock Jazz Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Joanna Mouskouri, 13 October 1934, Chania, Crete. Mousouri’s family moved to Athens, Greece when she was three years old. This bespectacled vocalist was steeped in the classics and jazz but was sufficiently broadminded to embrace a native style of pop after a stint on Radio Athens in 1958. An artistic liaison with orchestra leader Manos Hadjidakis facilitated a debut si Read more

Doris Day - 18% match to Caterina Valente

Genres: Vocals Musicals & The Arts Comedy Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Television Drama Mystery / Thriller Holiday & Seasonal Easy Listening Soundtracks War Westerns Big Band & Swing Movie Magazines
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Doris Von Kappelhoff, 3 April 1922, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. One of popular music’s premier post-war vocalists and biggest names, Kappelhoff originally trained as a dancer, before turning to singing at the age of 16. After changing her surname to Day, she became the featured singer with the Bob Crosby Band. A similarly successful period with the Les Brown Band saw her rec Read more

Kay Starr - 18% match to Caterina Valente

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Katherine LaVerne Starks, 21 July 1922, Dougherty, Oklahoma, USA. While she was still a child, Starr’s family moved to Dallas, Texas, where she made her professional debut on local radio before she had left school. In 1939 she was hired briefly by Glenn Miller when his regular singer, Marion Hutton, was sick. Starr made records with Miller, but was soon on the move. She Read more

Michel Legrand - 17% match to Caterina Valente

Genres: Drama Jazz Comedy Foreign Films Musicals & The Arts Action & Adventure Soundtracks Kids & Family Easy Listening Documentaries Music Videos & Concerts Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks Television Westerns
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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24 February 1932, Paris, France. Legrand grew up in a musical environment - his father was an orchestra leader and film composer - and studied formally at the Paris Conservatoire. In the 50s he was an active pianist but was most successful as an arranger. Later in the decade he moved to New York and continued to arrange, but now with a strong orientation towards the contempo Read more

Peggy March - 17% match to Caterina Valente

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Della Reese - 16% match to Caterina Valente

Genres: Television Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts Comedy Drama Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Horror Christian & Gospel Vocals Jazz Kids & Family Action & Adventure Blues
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Dellareese Taliaferro, 6 July 1932, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Reese is a renowned gospel singer, working with Mahalia Jackson and Clara Ward before becoming lead singer with the Meditation Singers. Her place was taken by Laura Lee when she left to join the Erskine Hawkins orchestra in 1956. Reese began a solo recording career with Jubilee in 1957, releasing the Top 20 hit  Read more

Bebel Gilberto - 14% match to Caterina Valente

Genres: World Music Vocals
Decades Active: 2000s
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Isabel Gilberto, 12 May 1966, New York City, New York, USA. Gilberto’s provenance almost suggests that she was destined to produce music that has been judged ‘the epitome of cool’ and ‘gorgeously seductive’. Gilberto is the progeny of a fêted Brazilian chanteuse, Miúcha Gilberto, and the guitarist João Gilberto (who is credited wi Read more

Roger Whittaker - 14% match to Caterina Valente

Genres: Vocals Children's Music Easy Listening Folk Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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22 March 1936, Nairobi, Kenya. Born of English parents originally from Staffordshire, Whittaker spent his younger years living in Africa. It was here that he acquired his first musical instrument in the shape of a guitar made by an Italian prisoner-of-war. In 1956 he moved to South Africa to what was to be an ill-fated attempt at studying medicine in Cape Town. After a perio Read more

Eartha Kitt - 13% match to Caterina Valente

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Drama Comedy Kids & Family Action & Adventure Jazz Christian & Gospel Disco Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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17 January 1927, Columbia, South Carolina, USA. The daughter of a white dirt farmer and a black Cherokee mother, Kitt was born in the cotton fields of South Carolina. After being given away by her mother she was raised in Harlem, where after a period of struggle she ended up attending the High School for Performing Arts. She later joined Katherine Dunham’s famed dancing Read more

Jo Stafford - 13% match to Caterina Valente

Genres: Vocals Pop / Rock Soundtracks Easy Listening Jazz Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 November 1920, Coalinga, near Fresno, California, USA. Although the birth date above is the one that has been accepted for some time, the alternative year of 1917 is given in the booklet accompanying the 1991 CD in the Capitol Records Collectors Series.One of the most popular female singers of the 40s and 50s, while still at high school Stafford st Read more

Vera Lynn - 13% match to Caterina Valente

Genres: Vocals Pop / Rock Easy Listening World Music
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Vera Welch, 20 March 1917, London, England. A much-loved singer with a clear, strong, plaintive voice, who is held in great esteem by British audiences because of her work in entertaining service personnel during World War II. At the age of seven she was singing regularly in working men’s clubs, and later joined a dancing troupe until she was 15. She made her first broa Read more

Eliane Elias - 12% match to Caterina Valente

Genres: Latin Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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19 March 1960, São Paulo, Brazil. Before she reached the age of 21, Elias had attracted considerable attention, not only for her keyboard playing but also as a teacher of jazz music. In the early 80s she moved to New York, joined the Randy Brecker and Michael Brecker jazz rock group, Steps Ahead, with whom she remained until 1984, and thereafter recorded and toured ex Read more

Rosemary Clooney - 12% match to Caterina Valente

Genres: Vocals Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts World Music Jazz Jazz Music & Radio Comedy Documentaries Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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23 May 1928, Maysville, Kentucky, USA, d. 29 June 2002, Beverly Hills, California, USA. Although her heyday was back in the 50s, this popular singer and actress remained close to the peak of her powers well into the 90s. Rosemary and her sister Betty sang at political rallies in support of their paternal grandfather. When Rosemary was 13 the Clooney children moved to Cincinn Read more


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