Curro Savoy - Poznajcie Najsłynniejszego Andaluzyjskiego... Gwizdacza

Meet Curro Savoy – the most famous Andalusian whistler around!

He's one of the most unique Spanish artists to have made it big on the international stage

Curro (Kurt) Savoy, born Francisco Rodríguez in 1948 in Andújar, Jaen province, is one of the most unique Spanish artists to achieve international fame. Fans dub him El rey del silbido, or The Whistling King.

He kicked off his musical career in 1959, performing in rock bands and participating in various media projects. However, it was his uncanny ability to mimic the whistling tunes from spaghetti westerns, like the iconic theme from “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” that undoubtedly catapulted him to global fame. 

Many fans of Ennio Morricone's music are often surprised by Curro's popularity, mistakenly crediting him as the "original whistler." It's crucial to note that Curro emulates Alessandro Alessandroni (1925-2017)—it is his whistle we hear in the original soundtracks of Sergio Leone's films.

Savoy's musical talent and masterful whistling skills cannot be denied, allowing Morricone's captivating and atmospheric compositions to resonate on music stages worldwide, along with the Andalusian flair ...


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