Gazebo is a famous Italian singer, who was born on 18 February 1960. His real name is Paul Mazzolini. The boy’s family traveled all over the world so he got to know different cultures. Paul’s dad was an Italian diplomat and knew eight languages. He taught Paul five of them. The celebrity’s mom was a singer. She introduced Mazzolini to music.
In 1975, the family returned to Italy. Three years later Paul graduated from high school. Soon after that, he moved to London and created several bands. In 1981, he came back to Rome and met Paolo Miccioni, a famous DJ. The latter released Gazebo’s single “Masterpiece” on vinyl. Later, it became a huge dance hit in Europe and Asia.
In 1983, Mazzolini signed a contract with Baby Records to release his debut LP, Gazebo. It featured the hit-to-be “I Like Chopin”. The single topped Italian, French, German, Danish, Swiss, Austrian, Spanish, Canadian, and many other charts. In Switzerland, it topped the charts for 18 weeks. The song became Gazebo’s calling card and sold 8 million copies worldwide. Many fans wanted to book Gazebo for private events.
The singer’s second LP, Telephone Mama, came out in 1984. The style was drastically different from the previous album. However, it didn’t stop the LP from becoming very popular. In 1985, Paul went to serve in the military. During his time there, the singer decided to devote his life to music entirely.