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Respighi, Ottorino (opera)locked

  • John C.G. Waterhouse


(b Bologna, July 9, 1879; d Rome, April 18, 1936). Italian composer. He studied at the Liceo Musicale, Bologna (1891–1901), where his teachers included Luigi Torchi and Giuseppe Martucci. In 1900–01 and again in 1902–3 he visited Russia, where he had lessons from Rimsky-Korsakov that crucially influenced his orchestration. He was active as a string player and pianist in the first decade of the century and began to take an interest in neglected Italian music of the remoter past. In ...

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