Milva: a special dedicated to the singing diva on Rai3

Milva: a special dedicated to the singing diva on Rai3

Three years after the death of Milvawhich occurred on April 23, 2021 after a long illness at the age of 81, airs Friday 3 May in prime time on Rai3,Milva, diva forever”, a documentary directed by Angelo Longoni reconstructs the life and career of the “Goro panther”.

From the special, which helps to understand the cultural evolution of Italy from the 1950s to the new millennium, emerges an emotional, introspective portrait, at times light and carefree, at times dramatic, built through the testimonies of his daughter Martina Corgnatiof his last life partner Massimo Gallerani and the precious archive material relating to her live performances and the contributions of those who knew and loved her as an artist.

Among these, Theodorakis, Vangelis, Enzo Jannacci, Franco Battiato, Astor Piazzolla and Alda Merini, Iva Zanicchi and Gigliola Cinquetti, some journalists and writers, but also herself, with excerpts from the countless interviews given during her long career.

With “Milva, diva forever” Rai Documentari, co-producer of the special, returns the artistic depth and the most intimate profile of an extraordinary singer who has forever marked the history of Italian music, to remember and make known the inestimable heritage cultural and human that he left us.

Milva's is the story of a provincial girl who, after having achieved great popular success, transformed herself into a refined interpreter of memorable performances in the most important repertoire of Brecht and Weiss, acclaimed in the most prestigious theatres, also capable of moving from Tango by Astor Piazzolla to the musicals of Garinei and Giovannini.