Persona November, 12th 2009 by

Dario Poli Fighting for Marbella


Dario Poli, was born in Scotland from Scottish and Italian parentage. He was educated in Scotland and Leicester, including a stint in Florence studying art and the classical guitar.

Together with his sister, the popular singing duo Delia and Dario – Two of a Kind performed in the finest venues in Europe, working with many of the great names in show business. Buddy Greco, Olivia Newton-John, Dave Allen, Bruce Forsyth, Tommy Cooper, and Engelbert Humperdinck (in the studios) just to mention a few.

Dario along with Roberto Danova, co-wrote the music to Nostradamus 1999 which was sold in many countries and Dario wrote both the lyrics and music for his musical “Nostradamus.”

As a painter, Dario is a professional artist of the surrealist school his work being described by Paul Chave as” a combination of Edvard Munch, Salvador Dali and William Blake” and is known as a committed anti- war artist.

He has written articles and short stories, has just completed a military book and is close to completing his first romantic novel.

Dario has co-written the Libretto and co-written the Music and Lyrics for the powerful Musical drama “Lady X The Power of Destiny”. The work, said to be based on the life of the late Diana Princess of Wales, has received favourable comments from prominent persons in the British media and is now capturing the attention of the media in several countries including Italy and Spain.

His new song “Marbella, Marbella”, was arranged and produced by musician and arranger David Mairs. Sung by Alan de Ward and Samantha Mairs the song has begun to astonish the media in Spain and beyond’



Dario Poli

Composer, artist, and a published author and illustrator. He is initiator of the campaign to present a better image Internationally, of Marbella and the Costa del Sol. Composer of the music "Marbella Marbella" used as the anthem of the campaign and also many other recorded compositions including Nostradamus, and Corazon, for The Children for Peace Onlus charity in Rome as well as the co-author of the powerful musical drama Lady X and The Power of Destiny. He is also the editor and a founder member of this website.

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