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    Johnny Farro, birth name Joseph Fanelli, was born in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania to his mother Mary Fanelli who he studied voice with throughout his entire childhood. With his family’s musical background, singing was a natural talent, performing on stage and TV for over 15 years. At eight years old, he debuted as a boy soprano at Carnegie Hall, receiving rave reviews and astonishing all that heard him. He continued studying and performing throughout his school years and moved to NYC when he was 19 years old. There he immediately began to work as a top session singer and songwriter, as well as booking solo tours throughout the world and making TV performances including the legendary Lawrence Welk show with the Lennon sisters. Johnny has been a member of The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers and composed songs published by Notable Music, His original song “God Is Alive” caught the ears of many record executives and was covered by The Blackwood Brothers and Aliza Kashi, who’s version was arranged produced by the great Joe Sherman. In the 1970’s, he began his second career as a world renowned clock maker. He was the author of ”A Century of Fine Carriage Clocks”, his autobiography called “No Time Wasted” and in his later years. a series of children’s books entitled “The Fantasy World Of Johnny Teller”. He became the “Clock-Guru”, collecting and repairing many antique timepieces for the stars including John Lennon, Joan Crawford, Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Demi Moore and Madonna. As music was his first and true love, he continued to sing, write and record throughout his life. He began co-writing and recording duets with his daughter Dina Fanai who followed in her father’s footsteps as a professional singer and songwriter. Although Johnny Farro does not sing anymore, his warm rich tone, technical control and timeless classic style is undeniable to all that hear him. Johnny Farro’s music and songs continue to live on forever.

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