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With Maurizio Donelli

Actor and comic Germano Lanzoni: I used to be a jester in vacationer villages

“I am going to ship you a contact to the staff chief, she manages my calendar.” So he solutions through WhatsApp after we ask him to fulfill for an interview. In any case, Milan’s Imbruttito might have reacted in another way (what else? He would have mentioned)? And some days later, right here is 55-year-old Germano Lanzoni, in a blue shirt, blue jacket, white sneakers and a pleasant, mischievous smile.

Who’s answering the questions? Germano or Imbruttito?

“Let’s do Gegio’s reply.”


“That is my nickname. Everybody has known as me that since I used to be a boy. ”

The sweetest firm?
“I began being a jester late. I used to be born as a contacts animator within the vacationer village of Crotone, Casa Rossa ».

The contact animator could be the one who torments vacationers with an aperitif sport, gymnastics within the water …

“Precisely. However there may be nothing higher than studying to attach and speak in confidence to individuals. I had loads of enjoyable in these years. Do you assume the comic from the village was Michele Foresta, the Sailor of the Forest; and the musical half was entrusted to Silvano Belfiore, who now heads the orchestra?” on Maurizio Crozzy’s exhibits. That mentioned, my creative level of reference has at all times been my dad. ”

Was he an actor?

– In no way, laborer. Only a welder. A really sort unrepentant womanizer. He had Tinder inside. Outfitted with a form of pure GPS to find stunning women. And, in fact, seduce them. If, in the course of the intervention, he recognized a gorgeous girl’s house, he intentionally sabotaged her telephone with the intention to reply the telephone and proceed to restore the “fault”. Sadly, it’s not there. Do you assume that sooner or later within the hospital, now within the final weeks of his life and a really previous man, he requested me to accompany him to the lavatory. It walked with issue hooked up to the IV bracket. In the midst of the hall he stopped instantly and mentioned to me in dialect, out of nowhere: “Germano, a mi me pielen i donn”. In reality, he mentioned he appreciated one thing extra particular, however the level is … He was the son of an incredible and really vigorous Milan. For instance, he at all times advised me the story of the rely ».

Which quantity?

“His good friend, poor within the cane, borrowed fancy shirts and pants, then drove to Cova through Montenapoleone, making an attempt to catch some wealthy girl to marry to quiet down.” And that is the way it went. Roughly: the one he later married, met on the Cova tables, was the woman who additionally borrowed her garments … I at all times speak about these items in my exhibits ».

What does it present?
“I play in two golf equipment in Milan virtually each week. The scene would not surrender for a cause. I went to Marina Spreafico’s performing college within the Arsenal, a wealth of data that I do not wish to surrender. I nonetheless body the 50,000 lire earned (black) throughout my first efficiency at Derbyno in through dei Missaglia, paired with Gianfranco Balestrini. I used to be 25 years previous and most of all I needed to be good, not well-known ”.

After which?
“Then I did every of them. Together with look in Drive in. You already know those that had been contained in the automobiles and laughed at jokes? I used to be one in all them. Typically somebody was despatched away as a result of they weren’t laughing sufficient. Then sooner or later radio Deejay contacted me to introduce a stage of a tour of the Piazza del Cannone in Milan. It was the day earlier than my trip in Greece with Paola, my girlfriend on the time. I advised her; “Hush, a couple of evenings and I am going to be part of you on the seaside.” As an alternative, I have never stayed in 47 days. And Paola inevitably left me ».

Radio, one other nice ardour.
«I owe so much to the RDS».

To clarify.

«New Yr 1999. The 12 months of the passing millennium. On December 31, I’m in Rome. They name me over the radio: “Prepare, tonight you should be in Piazza Duomo in Milan for the countdown. You can be reside on Canal 5. You begin at 21:00. I am flying by aircraft. There was no script, no schedule. I went on stage with 100,000 individuals in entrance of me and I needed to improvise ».

“Effectively, at this level, the vacationer village animator got here out of me. And I started, “You possibly can have been house along with your kin! You possibly can have been in a restaurant spending some huge cash on a shrimp cocktail! However you might be right here! Thanks Milanooooo! ”. Delirium at this level till midnight and past, the whole lot improvised ».

Mainly a apply rehearsal of what you might be doing at present at San Siro when Milan is taking part in.

“Precisely. Besides that the primary time below the south curve was dramatic. It was 2000. RDS was Milan’s associate and we conductors had been tasked with entertaining the followers with music earlier than the sport. Till that day, Francesco Pasquali did it, however one Sunday when the stadium was already full, he determined handy me the microphone. “Meet Gegio!” he shouted. And the refrain started with a curve: “Sceeeemo, Sceeeemo …” There was an unmistakable sort of his smurf-colored shirt making distinctive gestures within the stands. all afternoon. I by no means forgot it and I’ll always remember it. ”

In the present day, the connection with followers is totally completely different.
“And it is stunning. They excite me each time I learn the sample (I have been doing it since 2002), it at all times ends with a handshake. And to assume that I’ve by no means been a giant fan of soccer, by no means performed it, beloved basketball ».

The place are you watching the match from?
“From the sphere. And I do not perceive a lot of what is going on on. As soon as I did not even discover that they canceled Theo Hernandez’s purpose, and once I noticed the ball within the internet, I began screaming,” Cooooon quantity 19 scored … “. Then, proper after that, I needed to apologize.” .

What’s your relationship with the gamers?

“They’re too younger for me and at all times very centered. Other than San Siro, I do not spend any time with any of them. However I really like to recollect Clarence Seedorf who stopped working in the course of the pre-game warm-up to come back and shake my hand. Good gesture “.

How was Bruttito born?
“The thought got here from the three founders of the legendary Fb web page.”


– In no way: Marco De Crescenzio comes from Taranto, Tommaso Pozza from Padua and Federico Marchisio from Varese. They selected me after seeing some sketches of Satire’s Third Secret. They wanted somebody who might interpret the way of talking and the tics of the Milanese. ”

Can we give some examples of those tics?
“In fact. Ugly, whereas brushing his tooth together with his different hand, he wipes traces of toothpaste from the sink; when he closes the door of the home, on the identical time he calls the elevator; on the visitors lights he doesn’t watch for inexperienced, however clicks when it’s pink for pedestrians; he by no means refuses an invite,” however “I am going to be part of you later.” And naturally it solely strikes by automobile, not shuttle: metro, tram, bus … ».

His alter ego is Giargiana.

“Precisely. Giargiana is all who reside simply outdoors the ring street. And that in comparison with Imbruttito, they don’t assume solely about two” fs “: the place the second” f “stands for rotation.”

Valerio Airò performs Giargiana in your sketches and within the film I Drop All the pieces and Open Chiringuito.
“Wonderful comic. This was found as a result of, together with his Piacenza accent, he auditioned for the movie and supplied to play the position of Lucanian. And there they mentioned: he’s both a idiot or a genius. The opposite was proper ».

However you, Germano Lanzoni often called Gegio, are you ugly each day?

“Once I’m within the automobile for certain.”

And who is aware of what automobile …
«You will not imagine it, however I’ve a Panda. As soon as a man in a Volvo acknowledged me at a visitors mild and mentioned, “Uh, you ugly, what are you doing on the Panda ?! A man like you have to go to Cayenne …

However does he a minimum of reside on the “ring street”?
«No, I reside in Brusuglio di Cormano. It’s true within the attic, however in Brusuglio … ».

“Complete. We lived with my mother and father in Milan, close to the Central Station. Then my dad purchased this home outdoors the town and now I reside there with my associate Lara Bogni, who’s a dancer, and our 15-year-old twins. They want us to get married after twenty years, primarily for a celebration. ”

Will you get married?
“I defined to the ladies that I want to spend 20, 30 thousand. to purchase a field “.

Reply that might have been given by Dogui or the legendary Guido Nicheli. Do you’re feeling like your inheritor?

“He was a really large, ugly man. The distinction with me is that “Alboreto is nothing”, he might even say it off-set when speaking to his pals. As a result of that is the way it was in life. I might somewhat be thought to be the inheritor of Giuseppe Moncalvo, the actor who bravely performed Meneghino, the historic maskless masks within the eyes of the Austrians in 1800 in entrance of the Austrians who guarded the scene and sometimes took him to jail. Just like the Imbruttito in Milan ».

June 6, 2022 (change June 6, 2022 | 08:59)

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