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De Simone, Roberto (<i>born</i> 1933), composer, musicologist, artistic director

Matteo Sansone

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 Naples, 25 Aug 1933). Italian composer, musicologist and artistic director. He studied at the Naples Conservatory with Tita Parisi (piano) and Renato Parodi (composition). After starting a career as a pianist, he turned to composition, writing music for films, ballet and TV serials. His research interests led him to tour his native region, Campania, collecting and editing popular and religious songs. An expert on 18th-century Neapolitan opera, De Simone

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