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Virgilio Mortari (1902 - 1993)

Born near Milan in 1902, Virgilio Mortari studied at the Conservatory there with Costante Adolfo Bossi and Ildebrando Pizzetti, continuing at the Paris Conservatoire, where he studied piano and composition. In Italy he taught at the Benedetto Marcello Conservatory in Venice and later at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome. His career brought contact with Alfredo Casella and other leading Italian musicians of the time.


Role: Composer

Role: Artist