Dalida

  • Birth name: Iolanda Cristina Gigliotti
  • Years active: 1954 - 1987
  • Born: 17 - 01 - 1933
  • Birth Place: Cairo, Egypt
  • Death: 03-05-1987
  • Death Place: Paris, Ile-de-France, France
  • Genre: Pop
Biography: Dalida Yolanda Cristina Morisse (née Gigliotti) was born in Shoubra, Cairo, Egypt in a middle-class family. Her family was of Italian origin, her grandparents having emigrated at the turn of the century from Calabria. The middle child between two brothers, Orlando and Bruno (who would later in Dalida's career change his name to Orlando like his other brother and become her manager). Dalida’s...  [read more]