Person - Agosti, Guido (1901-1989)

Agosti, Guido (1901-1989)




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Forlì (Emilia-Romaña, Italia)  1901-09-11 - Milán (Lombardía, Italia)  1989-06-02


Italian composer, pianist and educator. He was born on September 11 of 1901 in Forli (Italy).

He was admitted into the Musical Lyceum of Bologna when he was ten years old. He was taught piano lessons by Bruno Mugellini, Filippo Ivaldi and Ferruccio Busoni. He was also taught composition lessons by Giacomo Benvenuti, while he simultaneously attended secondary school. Years after, he graduated in Philosophy from University of Bologna. Being a renowned musical virtuoso, he resumed his career as a pianist in 1921, having a great success both in Italy and abroad. He composed many chamber music works and worked with musicians and musical groups such as Pierre Fournier, Ferenc von Vecsey, the Quartetto Léner and the Quartetto di Roma. He visited Granada in March of 1939 and shared with Manuel de Falla his desire to meet him. He founded a trio with Severino Gazzelloni and Enrico Mainardi in 1967. As a professor, he gave lectures in the Liceo Musicale Benedetto Marcello of Venice (1932-1939), the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia of Rome, in the Accademia Musicale Chigiana of Siena, and the Sibelius Academy of Helsinki. He died on June 2 of 1989 in Milan (Italy).


Lugar de Nacimiento:

Forlì (Emilia-Romaña, Italia) in 1901-09-11

Lugar de Defunción:

Milán (Lombardía, Italia) in 1989-06-02






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