Turin, 21 April 1878 -  after 1914

Italian composer and conductor.
She studied composition in Turin with Giovanni Cravero.
She started her career as a conductor at San Remo (Casino Municipale) and continued until 1914, on concert tours both in Italy and elsewhere in Europe, including Basle, Berlin, Brussels, Cologne, London and Paris.
Her compositions include the opera Vespero (to a libretto by Ernesto Ragazzoni), orchestral suites, madrigals for three and four voices, about 50 lieder, and pieces for violin and piano and for solo piano.

Bibliography:

C. Schmidl: Dizionario universale dei musicisti
A. de Angelis: L’Italia musicale d’oggi: Dizionario dei musicisti (Roma, 1918, 3/1928)
Grove Music Online: www.oxfordmusiconline.com

Author:

Laura Pistolesi