(b Milan, 1918; d Milan, 1989).
It. cellist and conductor. Début 1934. Worldwide reputation as solo cellist. Head of advanced vc. class, Zagreb Univ. 1939–53; cond. Zagreb radio‐tv orch. 1954–64; founder of chamber ens., I solisti di Zagreb (12 musicians) 1954, cond. until 1967 (Salzburg Fest. 1956); cond. Angelicum Orch., Milan, 1965–7; cond. Saar chamber orch. from 1968; head of advanced vc. class Schumann Cons., Düsseldorf, 1965–74. Cond. f.ps. of works by Ligeti and Penderecki.