Gregory Crimson (real name: ""Greorio Raponi"") was born in Lugano, Switzerland
on the 19 September 1991.
In his teens he grew up in Italy near Rome with his parents (Alessandro & Slavi
Raponi) and his brother (Flavio Raponi). At the age of 16, while studying at the
High school of arts, he joined his first metal-core band called Danger Shinra, as a
backing vocal guitar player with some school friends. The band broke up after 2
At the age of 18 he moved to Switzerland were he first started his solo musical
career before forming his band, The Black Academy as a lead singer.
He released his first album called ""DeadSuperHeroes"" with his band in 2016 and
then came the album ""Beautiful/Insane"" in 2017 as a solo project.
In the same year, he sang the soundtrack of an italian movie called Fantasticherie
di un passeggiatore solitario” which won the 7th place as best soundtrack in the
italian oscars, ""David di Donatello"".
In 2018 he sang the soundtrack of his second movie called “La Mia Seconda
Volta”. The film sold over 200'000 tickets only on presale and was a huge success
in Italy. It came out in every cinema in the country and the soundtrack was
nominated for the David di Donatello which is still awaiting nomination.
Gregory Crimson is currently working on his second album with his band which
should be out in the fall of 2020. The release date of his second solo album is still
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