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Persico, Mario (1892 - 1977), composer

Patrick O’Connor

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Naples, 1 Dec 1892; d Naples, 17 Dec 1977). Italian composer. He studied harmony and counterpoint with A. Savasta, then composition at the S Pietro Conservatory in Naples. In 1922 his first opera Morenita, won second place in the national competition for lyric art in Italy. His most successful work for the stage was La bisbetica domata, a setting of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew

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