(b Naples, 1891; d Naples, 1977). It. musicologist, author, and composer. Prof. of mus. history, Naples Cons. 1915–61. Wrote 3 operas, 2 vn. concs., va. conc., pf. conc., hp. conc., Requiem, Stabat Mater, and other works, but best-known for historical books. Wrote Modern Composers, pubd. in Eng. 1932. Mus. critic for various journals 1920–57.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.