|COMPOSER, MUSIC CRITIC (ITALY)|
BORN 20 Sep 1880, Parma, Emilia-Romagna - DIED 13 Feb 1968, Roma, Lazio|
GRAVE LOCATION Parma, Emilia-Romagna: Cimitero della Villetta, Viale della Villetta 29 B (Reparto Sud-Est 4, Fila 3, Tomba 51)
Ildebrando Pizzett studied under Giovanni Tibaldini at the Conservatory in Parma. He belonged to the 'Generation 80'. In 1908 he wrote the music for "La Nave" by Gabriele D'Annunzio that was performed in Rome.
He became a professor for Harmony and Counterpoint in Florence and from 1917 to 1923 he was the director of that institution. From 1924 to 1936 he directed the Conservatory in Milan. In 1936 he accepted a professroship at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome and in 1949 he became its president.
His son Ippolito Pizzetti (1926-2007) was a well known landscape painter.
|29/3/1929||American premiere of Pizzetti's "Fra Gherardo" at the Metropolitan in New York. Tullio Serafin was the musical director and Maria Müller sang. [Müller, Maria]|