Vittorio Gui

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Vittorio Gui (born September 14, 1885 in Rome , † October 16, 1975 in Fiesole near Florence ) was an Italian composer and conductor .

Gui was a conductor at various houses in northern Italy, and in 1925 he worked at the Turin Theater. Gui was very interested in opera excavations and thus helped a number of composers of the 19th century to return to the repertoire of the stage. From 1952 to 1963 he was musical director of the Glyndebourne Festival .

In addition, Gui also emerged as a composer with symphonic poems, the lyrical fable Fata Malerba (1923), songs and much more, in this respect he played a major role in the development of modern music in Italy.

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