Dario Campeotto

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Dario Campeotto (born 1 February 1939[1]) is a Danish singer, actor, and entertainer. He was born in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen to Italian parents, Emma and Ernesto Campeotto.[2]

He started performing at the age of ten, but his breakthrough was a victory in the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix in 1961 with the song "Angelique", which went on to finish fifth in the Eurovision Song Contest.[3] Following Angelique, Dario Campeotto released a number of records, starred in theatrical play, operettes, revues, and movies.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Dario Campeotto has been married twice and once lived in Italy with his former wife, actress Ghita Nørby,[4] but returned to Denmark where he is currently continuing his career. He has three children.[3]



Year Album Peak positions
2014 Mit skønne italien 12


Year Album Peak positions
1961 "Angelique" 9


  • 1960: Eventyrrejsen
  • 1961: Peters Baby
  • 1962: Han, hun, Dirch og Dario
  • 1966: Flagermusen
  • 1967: Nyhavns glade gutter
  • 2001: Flyvende farmor


  1. ^ "Dario på farten siden 1961 - Fyens Stiftstidende - Navne - Fødselsdag". Fyens.dk. Retrieved 2010-01-03.
  2. ^ "Den danske film database". Danskefilm.dk. Retrieved 2010-01-03.
  3. ^ a b c "Billed-Bladet - Dario Campeotto fylder 70 år". Billedbladet.dk. 2009-02-01. Retrieved 2010-01-03.
  4. ^ Jeg har levet et hårdt liv. Portræt / interview: Dario Campeotto Ekstra Bladet | 31.01.1999 | Søndag | Side 20 |
  5. ^ "Dario Campeotto discography". danishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 25 September 2014. Retrieved 27 September 2014.
  6. ^ "Dario Campeotto discography". norwegiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2014.
Preceded by
Katy Bødtger
with "Det var en yndig tid"
Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest
with "Angelique"
Succeeded by
Ellen Winther
with "Vuggevise"