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Dallapiccola, Luigi (opera)locked

  • Anthony Sellors


(b Pisino d’Istria, Feb 3, 1904; d Florence, Feb 19, 1975). Italian composer. He grew up in a disputed territory (then part of the Austrian empire), a circumstance that seems to have had a significant effect on his character in later life. Pisino was a frontier town and a crossroads of cultures. Dallapiccola’s father was headmaster of the only Italian-language school in the region, and he gave his son a wide-ranging education steeped in the classics (this was to bear fruit later in works such as ...

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Music & Letters
Rassegna musicale
Musical Quarterly
Nuova rivista musicale italiana