Popular Italian composer and pianist Giovanni Allevi announced this Saturday that he is suffering from an ailment. myelomaa kind of blood cancer that will force him to “stay away” from the stage while “fighting” this disease.
“I’m not going to hang around the bushes: I just discovered that I have a disease. neoplasm sounds good: myeloma, but no less frustrating for that. “My greatest agony is to think that I can cause pain to my relatives and anyone who follows me with love,” he said.
And I add: “I’ve always fought the demons inside me with you at concerts thanks to music. Forgive me this time, I’ll have to do it away from the stage.”
Considered a phenomenon in classical music and other genres, the 53-year-old was on a world tour this summer that would take him to China and Japan, but decided to withdraw after his last concert in Vienna. to the media.
Allevi (Ascoli Piceno, 1969), artistic merits and ambassador of the Knight of the Italian Republic. save children, He is a world-renowned composer known for renewing the art of composing, especially targeting young people through social media.
Always wearing a t-shirt, jeans and sneakers, the musician has performed in the most prestigious theaters on the planet and has sold so far: 750,000 copies your records.