Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Alfano, Franco

Franco Alfano(1877-1954), Italian composer, Studied at Naples Conservatory, and then at Leipzig; from 1916 taught at the Liceo musicale, Bologna; 1918-23 served as director there; 1923-39, director of Turin Conservatory; 1940-42, taught at Palermo; 1947-50, taught at Liceo musicale, Pesoro. He composed operas, ballet music and 3 symphonies. He is best known for completing Puccini's "Turan

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