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Gian Francesco Malipiero

Gian Francesco MalipieroBorn: 18-Mar-1882
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1-Aug-1973
Location of death: Treviso, Italy
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: Italy
Executive summary: Rispetti e Strambotti

Composer of symphonic and operatic music. Staying in Paris in 1913, his longtime friend Alfredo Casella exposed him to the work of Igor Stravinsky, suggesting that Malipiero attend the premier of The Rite of Spring. Malipiero later edited the collected works of Claudio Monteverdi and, with Casella, those of Antonio Vivaldi, resulting in a resurgence in the popularity of the latter composer.

Father: Luigi (pianist and conductor, div. 1893)

    High School: Vienna Conservatory (1898-99)
    High School: Liceo Musicale, Venice, Italy (1899-1902)
    High School: Liceo Musicale, Bologna, Italy (1904)
    Professor: Composition, Parma Conservatory (1921-24)
    Professor: Composition, Venice Conservatory (1939-52)

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