(b Rome, 1908; d Monte Carlo, 1982). It. composer and critic. Taught comp. at Pesaro Cons. 1940–2. Art. dir. Monte Carlo Opera, 1972–6. Wrote several operas, incl. Una sguàrdo dal ponte (based on A. Miller's play A View from the Bridge, prod. Rome 1961), ballets, orch. works, chamber mus., and scores for films dir. by his brother Roberto Rossellini, incl. Rome, Open City (1945).
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.