(b Rome, 1906; d Princes Risborough, Bucks, 1991). It.-born violinist. Settled in Eng. as a child. London début at age 11. Made reputation in light mus., running his own orch., but after 1945 devoted himself to the conc. repertory, notably in Elgar and Bliss. Amer. début 1953 (NY). Retired 1975.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.