Bussotti, Sylvano (opera)
- Jürgen Maehder
(b Florence, Oct 1, 1931). Italian composer, stage designer and director . Born into a Tuscan-Venetian family with strong artistic tendencies he entered the Florence Conservatory in 1940, where he studied the violin with Maglioni and the piano with Dallapiccola. In 1944 he interrupted his studies in order to dedicate himself to composition, which he studied independently in Florence and later in Paris. More important for his development than formal academic training in composition were encounters with Max Deutsch, John Cage (Darmstadt, ...