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Nicola Di Bari – En Español

Contributed by Stephen Coles on May 24th, 2020. Artwork published in .
    Nicola Di Bari – En Español 1
    Source: https://www.cdandlp.com License: All Rights Reserved.

    Discogs lists over 200 albums for prolific Italian singer Nicola Di Bari. Most were released by RCA or their subsidiaries in the 1960s–1980s, and almost all feature rub-down lettering from Mecanorma, the French Letraset competitor whose type was common in France, Italy, the Netherlands, and Spain. (Thanks for the heads up, Sasha Tochilovsky!)

    This album of Spanish-language recordings ties a cute little ribbon around Neo Script, a Mecanorma original by J.C. and M. Demarchi (of France). I have yet to find any information on the Demarchis. Insight is welcome.

    For the small “en español” the uncredited designer used ITC Avant Garde Gothic with the alternate, angled ‘e’.

    Nicola Di Bari – En Español 2
    Source: https://www.cdandlp.com License: All Rights Reserved.

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    • ITC Avant Garde Gothic

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