Busoni, Ferruccio (opera) (Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto )
- Antony Beaumont
(b Empoli, April 1, 1866; d Berlin, July 27, 1924). Italian composer .
He was the son of professional musicians, Ferdinando Busoni, a clarinet virtuoso, and Anna Weiss, a pianist. The family moved to Trieste when he was a few months old, transplanting him into a cosmopolitan, German-orientated environment. His first compositions date from ...