Menotti, Gian Carlo
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- and Jennifer Barnes
(b Cadegliano, July 7, 1911; d Monte Carlo, Feb 1, 2007). American composer of Italian birth.
The sixth of ten children, he was born in a country town on Lake Lugano. His father was a prosperous businessman and his mother a talented amateur musician. He had already written two operas when he entered the Milan Conservatory at the age of 13. In ...