Mourning for Ignazio Boschetto, one of the members of Il Volo, his father Vito died. The trio is expected for Wednesday 3 March as a guest at the Sanremo Festival with a tribute to Ennio Morricone.
According to what the site reports All Music Italia Vito Boschetto is dead on the evening of Sunday 28 February due to a sudden illness that left him no way out. Ignazio’s father passed away in Bologna, the city where the singer lives.
Vito Boschetto played a central role in his son’s musical career, encouraging him as a child, supporting his dreams and making him study. Always at his side in the many auditions he held as a child, it was he who accompanied Ignazio to the one who made a turning point in his life for I leave you a song, the program conducted by Antonella Clerici, who launched it together with the other two components of the Flight, Piero Barone and Gianluca Ginoble.
Vito Boschetto, in addition to Ignazio, leaves his daughter Nina and his wife, Caterina Licari. On the Facebook page of the fanclub by Ignazio Boschetto on the law: “News that saddens us a lot and leaves us dismayed. Vito Boschetto, father of Ignazio from Il Volo died. Married to Caterina Licari, Vito also has an eldest daughter, Nina. A close-knit family that has always supported their son far and wide throughout Italy, making him study until his success. On March 3 Il Volo should perform on the stage of the 71st Sanremo Festival. But confirmations are expected after this tragic news ”.
At the moment, however, no official communication has arrived according to which the participation of Il Volo in Sanremo 2021 is put into question.
In 2015 Il Volo won the Festival with the song Great love; with the same piece he represented Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015, finishing third.