Monday, January 7, 2013

Perosi, Lorenzo

Lorenzo Perosi(1872-1956), Italian composer and priest musician, studied in Rome and Milan conservatories, appointed as a choirmaster of San Marco, then music director of the Sistine Chapel. He announced an ambitious tasks to compose ten symphonies, each named after an Italian cities, and had completed Rome, Florence, Venice, and Bologna. He composed other music pieces: 20 oratorios, masses, sacred music, 25 orchestral music and chamber music.

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