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Ottorino Respighi (July 9, 1879 - April 18, 1936) was born in Bologna, Italy. He was taught piano and violin by his father, who was a local piano teacher. He continued studying violin and viola with Federico Sarti at the Liceo Musicale in Bologna, composition with Giuseppe Martucci, and historical studies with Luigi Torchi, a scholar of early music. In 1900, Respighi went to Russia to be principal violist in the orchestra of the…

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  • Sick composer .
  • It always cracks me up to see these "music hall of fame" nonsense on various Classical composers' pages. Lol, congratulations?? Btw, the conclusion to "The Pines of the Appian Way" gives me goosebumps.
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  • The Music Hall of Fame are delighted to induct Ottorino Respighi into the Class of 1977. Congratulations. Please vist our page too see the latest inductees into the Music Hall of Fame
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  • Stunning composer! my favourite!!!

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