Rocco Granata was born in Italy in 1938, he is the son of an coal miner. When he was ten years old his parents immigrated to Belgium, where he later took up the accordion and began touring around the country performing. In 1959 he released his first record, a single with the songs Manuela and Marina. The b-side, Marina, became a huge international hit song. Because of the success of the song, Granata toured the world performing, and eventually became a producer - owning two labels - Cardinal Records and Granata Records. In 1989, Marina topped the charts again with dance and club remixes commissioned by Granata. In 2013 a film about him was released in Belgium titled Marina.
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