Luigi Arditi

(1822—1903) conductor and composer

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(b Crescentino, 1822; d Hove, 1903).

It. composer and conductor. Toured widely as cond. of opera cos., e.g. Mapleson's. Settled in Eng. in 1858, conducting regularly at CG. Cond. f.p. in London of Cavalleria rusticana. Remembered as composer for his waltz‐song Il bacio (The Kiss).

Subjects: Music.

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