|Birth Day:||January 14, 1931|
|Birth Place:||Paris, France|
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Singer and dancer from France best known for songs like 'The Breeze and I' as well as her many appearances on The Dean Martin Show. Caterina Valente has also performed in film musicals like 'Here I Am, Here I Stay'.
Caterina Valente grew up in a show business family and released her first album, "The Hi-Fi Nightingale", in 1996.
In 1952, Valente married German juggler Erik van Aro. He recognized her talent and accompanied her in her initial years of worldwide success. They later divorced. Their son is singer Eric van Aro.
Valente was born in Paris, France. In 1953, she made her first recordings with Kurt Edelhagen. Soon afterwards she achieved success with songs such as "Malagueña", "The Breeze and I" (a global million-seller), and "Dreh dich nicht um" with the Werner Müller orchestra.
In Germany, she was a major performer of Schlager music. There, she recorded Cole Porter's I Love Paris under the German title Ganz Paris träumt von der Liebe, which sold more than 900,000 copies in 1954.
In 1955, she was featured on The Colgate Comedy Hour with Gordon MacRae. In 1958, she filmed the musical comedy Hier bin ich – hier bleib ich (Here I Am, Here I Stay) which featured a guest appearance by Bill Haley & His Comets. During Haley's segment, Valente sings a duet with Haley on a newly recorded version of his song "Vive la Rock and Roll".
In 1959, she was nominated for a Grammy Award. Valente was a principal on the CBS variety series The Entertainers (1964–65). A briglia sciolta, the Italian jazz CD recorded in 1989 and re-released in later years under the titles Fantastica and Platinum deluxe, was her best-selling CD worldwide. In 2001, she released a new album, Girltalk, with harpist Catherine Michel. She retired in 2003.
In 1972, Valente married British pianist Roy Budd. They had a son, Alexander, before divorcing in 1980.
Caterina Valente's mother was a professional clown while her father was a respected accordion player.
Currently, Caterina Valente is 91 years, 0 months and 6 days old. Caterina Valente will celebrate 92nd birthday on a Saturday 14th of January 2023. Below we countdown to Caterina Valente upcoming birthday.