Michele Esposito


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(b Castellammare, Naples, 1855; d Florence, 1929). It. composer and pianist. Lived in Paris 1878–82. In 1882 became prof. of pf., Royal Irish Acad. of Mus., Dublin. Founded and cond. Dublin Orch. Soc. 1899. Hon DMus, Dublin, 1917. Works incl. operetta The Postbag (1902); cantata Deirdre (1897); Irish Symphony (1902); str. qt.; vc. sonata; etc. Mentor of Hamilton Harty.

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