Birth Name: Yolanda Cristina Gigliotti

Date of Birth: 17 January, 1933

Place of Birth: Cairo, Kingdom of Egypt

Date of Death: 3 May, 1987

Place of Death: Paris, France

Ethnicity: Italian

Dalida was a singer and actress. She was born in Cairo, Egypt, to an Italian family, from Serrastretta, Calabria. She was the daughter of Giuseppina Rossi and Pietro Gigliotti, who was first violinist, primo violino, at the Cairo Opera House. Her brother, Orlando (Bruno Gigliotti), is a producer and singer, who was her manager during her career.

Dalida was raised in Egypt. Later in life, she also became a French citizen.

Dalida’s paternal grandfather was named Giuseppe Gigliotti.

Dalida’s maternal grandmother was named Elena.

3 Responses

  1. Akwaba says:

    Her brother, Orlando (Bruno Gigliotti) is a producer and former singer who was her manager during her career.

  2. andrew says:

    Giuseppina (Rossi)

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