He has been with a lead bullet a few inches from his heart for 57 years. It is the only thing that Gino Paoli has left of the one who was the great love of his life: the actress Stefania Sandrelli. In the summer of 1961, he was 15 when he met the Italian singer at a concert in Viareggio, his hometown. And both fell madly in love despite the fact that her mother opposed the relationship of a minor who had lost her father with a married man, 28 years old.
It was a stormy and passionate romance, marked by the jealousy of Paoli, who was going to visit her home secretly at night. Sandrelli, who impressed with her beauty,