Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Respighi, Ottorino

(1879-1936), Italian composer, studied at the Liceo musicale in Bologna, played viola in the Imperial Opera Orchestra in St. Petersberg and studied with Rimsky-Korsakov, returned to Italy and taught at Liceo. He composed operas, orchestral works(Pines of Rome, Fountains of Rome...), chamber music etc

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