Lyri­cist Sunny Aquilina dies, aged 70

Malta Independent - - NEWS -

The Arts Coun­cil Malta yes­ter­day an­nounced the death of lyri­cist Sunny Aquilina, aged 70.

Sunny Aquilina contributed ex­ten­sively to the lo­cal mu­sic and lit­er­ary scenes. His award-win­ning work was recog­nised both lo­cally and in­ter­na­tion­ally, the coun­cil said.

The coun­cil ac­knowl­edged Sunny’s cul­tural contribution for its artis­tic mer­its and his com­mit­ment to com­mu­nity in­volve­ment, es­pe­cially at his birth­place, Cospicua.

Sunny Aquilina’s loss will be deeply felt by the Mal­tese mu­si­cal, lit­er­ary and me­dia sec­tors.

Among other songs, Sunny Aquilina wrote My Dream and The One that I Love, with which Thea Gar­rett and Chiara rep­re­sented Malta in the Euro­vi­sion Song Con­test.

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