Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Location of death: Darmstadt, Germany
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Composer, Conductor
Executive summary: Avant-garde composer
Military service: Italian Partisan Resistance (WWII)
Child prodigy, began studying music at age 4. Worked under Gian Francesco Malipiero at Venice, where he met Luigi Nono. Serialist composer, experimented briefly with tape music in the late 1950s.
University: Composition, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy (1941)
Teacher: Composition, Venice Conservatory (1947-50)
Teacher: Composition, Milan Conservatory (1957-58)
Nazi Concentration Camp Inmate
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