Renato Fasano


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(b Naples, 1902; d Rome, 1979). It. conductor, pianist, and composer. Dir., Cagliari Cons. 1931–9. Art. dir., St Cecilia Acad., Rome, 1944–7. Founder and cond., 1947, of Collegium Musicum Italicum which in 1952 became I Virtuosi di Roma, chamber ens. specializing in early mus. Salzburg Fest. début with them 1956. Dir., Venice Cons. 1952–60. Dir., Rome Cons., 1960–72. Pres., St Cecilia Acad., Rome, 1972–6.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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