(b Rome, 1902; d Rome, 1982). It. conductor and composer. Début Rome 1920. Worked in Salerno and Rome, then was art. secretary Rome Opera House 1932–43. In 1938 began summer perfs. at Baths of Caracalla. Cond. many opera perfs. in which Gigli sang. Brit. début Edinburgh Fest. 1963 (San Carlo co. in Adriana Lecouvreur). CG début 1965. Comp. songs and other vocal mus.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.