Giovanni Giorgio Moroder (born 26 April 1940)[1][2] is an Italian singer, songwriter, DJ and record producer. Moroder is frequently credited with pioneering Italo disco and electronic dance music.[3]

Moroder contributed to Daft Punk's 2013 studio album Random Access Memories, admitting that he was a fan of their song "One More Time" before working with the group.[4] His voice and story are on the album track "Giorgio by Moroder". On the track he states, "My name is Giovanni Giorgio, but everybody calls me Giorgio."[5]

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  1. Tobias Rüther. "Giorgio Moroder zum Siebzigsten: Ich fühle Liebe", 26 April 2010. Retrieved on 20 May 2012. 
  2. Giorgio Moroder. Retrieved on 21 May 2012.
  3. Jim Poe. Giorgio Moroder: 10 groundbreaking tunes | Music. The Guardian. Retrieved on 2015-08-24.
  4. Cubarrubia, RJ (3 April 2013). Giorgio Moroder: Daft Punk's New Album Is 'A Step Forward' for Dance Music. Rolling Stone. Retrieved on 3 April 2013. “[...] Thomas and Guy-Manuel, they are perfectionists (4:21 min). They had to do something which is different. Still dance, still electronic; but give that human touch back. (7:40 min)”
  5. GiorgioMoroder. Daft Punk – Giorgio by Moroder (2013). Retrieved on 28 July 2014.
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