Sylvano Bussotti

(b. 1931)

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(b Florence, 1931).

It. composer. Prizewinner at ISCM festival and Venice Biennale. Influenced by Webern and serialism, later by John Cage. Dir., Teatro La Fenice, Venice, 1975. Operas incl. Lorenzaccio (1972), Nottetempo (1976), La Racine (1980), L'Ispirazione (1988), and Fedra (1988). Other works incl.: La Passion selon Sade, vv., instr., narrator (1966); 5 Piano Pieces for David Tudor (1959); Torso, v. and orch. (1963); Rara Requiem (1969); Poesia di De Pisis, sop., orch. (1975). Some of these are in graphic score. Also a painter.

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