(b Chieti, 1892; d Grottaferrata, nr. Rome, 1973).
It. critic and scholar. At 20, appointed ed. of weekly Reforma musicale. Leading mus. figure in Turin until c.1940. Founded and ed. review Il pianoforte 1920 (re‐titled La rassegna musicale 1928) until its demise 1962. Dir.‐gen. Teatro di Torino 1925–31. Sec.‐gen. Florence Maggio Musicale from 1933. Instrumental in persuading leading It. composers to write film mus. Ed. of several periodicals, contributor to many dictionaries.