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Palumbo, Costantino (1843 - 1926), pianist, composer

Francesco Esposito

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 Torre Annunziata, nr Naples, 30 Nov 1843; d Naples, 15 Jan 1926). Italian pianist and composer. With Beniamino Cesi and Giuseppe Martucci he represented the international success of the Neapolitan piano school. In 1854 he entered the Naples Conservatory, where he studied composition with Mercadante and the piano with Francesco Lanza and Michelangelo Russo.

When still very young he embarked on a brilliant concert career and appeared in

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