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Junck, Benedetto (1852 - 1903), composer

Francesco Bussi

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Turin, 21 Aug 1852; d S Vigilio, nr Bergamo, 3 Oct 1903). Italian composer of Alsatian descent. At the insistence of his father, he studied mathematics in Turin and then entered a commercial firm in Paris. His real inclination was to music and he played the piano, although he had never studied music seriously. The decisive impetus to improve his musical knowledge came from hearing the major symphonic

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